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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kington, United Kingdom

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

Kington is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Kington has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Kington 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 Kington?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Kington is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Kington?

There are not many surf spots close to Kington. The closest decent spot is The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is about 47.1km (32.3miles) away from Kington. Click here for directions and to check out more information on The Trap-Aberystwyth and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kington are Tywyn, which is 52km (32.3miles) away, and Aberavon, located 54.5km (33.8miles) from Kington.

Are there white sand beaches close to Kington?

There are not too many beaches near to Kington. A good beach nearby is Aberystwyth, which is just 46.9km (29.1miles) away from Kington. Another good beach near Kington is Whitesands, which is roughly 47km (29.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Kington?

The sea temperature around Kington is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kington. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to roughly 6°C (42°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 close to Kington?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kington...

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