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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kimmeridge Bay Bench, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kimmeridge Bay Bench...

Kimmeridge Bay Bench is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Kimmeridge Bay Bench has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in February up to 17.3°C (63.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kimmeridge Bay Bench 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 Kimmeridge Bay Bench?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Kimmeridge Bay Bench is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Kimmeridge Bay Bench?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Kimmeridge Bay Bench. The closest one is Kimmeridge The Ledges, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Kimmeridge Bay Bench. Click here for more information on Kimmeridge The Ledges and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Kimmeridge Bay Bench is Bournemouth Pier, which is ca 13.4km (8.3miles) away.

Are there beaches near Kimmeridge Bay Bench?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to Kimmeridge Bay Bench. The nearest one is Arish Mell, which is 4.4km (2.8miles) away from Kimmeridge Bay Bench. Another beautiful beach near Kimmeridge Bay Bench is Durdle Door Beach, which is approximately 6.3km (3.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Kimmeridge Bay Bench?

The water temperature at Kimmeridge Bay Bench is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kimmeridge Bay Bench?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kimmeridge Bay Bench: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kimmeridge Bay Bench...

Do you know what the the city Matsue-shi in Japan, the city Tarnsjo in Sweden, and the city Grays Point in Australia have in common with Kimmeridge Bay Bench? Click on the links to find out...