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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kingston upon Thames...

Kingston upon Thames is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 10001 people. The water temperature around Kingston upon Thames has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Kingston upon Thames 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 near Kingston upon Thames?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Kingston upon Thames is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Kingston upon Thames. A good spot nearby is Shoreham, which is just 40.5km (25.2miles) away from Kingston upon Thames. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Kingston upon Thames are Hot pipe, which is roughly 40.5km (25.2miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located roughly 41.4km (25.7miles) from Kingston upon Thames.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches close to Kingston upon Thames. The closest one is Fairbourne, which is only 6.8km (4.2miles) away from Kingston upon Thames. Another beautiful beach near Kingston upon Thames is Tenby, which is 12.8km (7.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Kingston upon Thames?

The sea temperature around Kingston upon Thames is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kingston upon Thames. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Kingston upon Thames?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kingston upon Thames: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kingston upon Thames...

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