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

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

Long is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the island group. The water temperature around Long changes dramatically year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Long 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?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Long is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Long. A good spot nearby is Sutton on sea, which is roughly 49.2km (55.5miles) away from Long. Click here for more information on Sutton on sea and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Long are Cayton Bay, which is 89.3km (55.5miles) away, and South Bay, located 91.4km (56.8miles) from Long.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Long. The next good one is Shell Island Wales, which is only 33.6km (20.9miles) away from Long. Another beautiful beach near Long is Skegness, 47.2km (29.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Long?

The sea temperature around Long 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Long?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Long: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Long...

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