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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Long Melford, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Long Melford...

Long Melford is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2795 people. The water temperature around Long Melford changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 6.2°C (43.2°F) in March up to 17.4°C (63.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Long Melford 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 Long Melford?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Long Melford is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Long Melford. A spot, which is not too far away, is Joss Bay, which is about 57.5km (36.4miles) away from Long Melford. Click here for more information on Joss Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Long Melford are Broadstairs, which is 58.7km (36.4miles) away, and The Wall, located ca 59.7km (37.1miles) from Long Melford.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Long Melford. A good beach nearby is Clacton-on-Sea, which is only 27.1km (16.9miles) away from Long Melford. Another beautiful beach near Long Melford is Clacton-on-Sea, ca 27.1km (16.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Long Melford?

The water temperature around Long Melford is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to approximately 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Long Melford?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Long Melford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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