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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kessingland, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kessingland...

Kessingland is a beach in England. The water temperature around Kessingland has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.4°C (40°F) in March up to 16.8°C (62.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kessingland is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Kessingland?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Kessingland is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Kessingland. The closest decent spot is Joss Bay, which is 72.8km (46.2miles) away from Kessingland. Click here to check out more information on Joss Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kessingland are Broadstairs, which is 74.3km (46.2miles) away, and The Wall, located ca 76.2km (47.4miles) from Kessingland.

Are there any other beaches in proximity to Kessingland?

There are other nice beaches in close proximity to Kessingland. The nearest one is Lowestoft, which is just 4.6km (2.8miles) away from Kessingland. Another nice beach near Kessingland is Southwold, which is ca 6.7km (4.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Kessingland?

The sea temperature at Kessingland is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Kessingland. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to approximately 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Kessingland?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kessingland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kessingland...

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