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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lydd-on-Sea, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lydd-on-Sea...

Lydd-on-Sea is a beach in England. The water temperature around Lydd-on-Sea has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lydd-on-Sea 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 Lydd-on-Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Lydd-on-Sea is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Lydd-on-Sea?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Lydd-on-Sea. The closest one is Folkestone East Cliff Sands, which is 14.4km (11.4miles) away from Lydd-on-Sea. Click here for directions and for more information on Folkestone East Cliff Sands and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lydd-on-Sea are Hastings pier, which is roughly 18.3km (11.4miles) away, and Stamco, located ca 20km (12.4miles) from Lydd-on-Sea.

Are there any other nice beaches close to Lydd-on-Sea?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches in close proximity to Lydd-on-Sea. The closest one is Camber Sands, which is 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Lydd-on-Sea. Another beautiful beach near Lydd-on-Sea is Sandgate, which is approximately 11.7km (7.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lydd-on-Sea?

The water temperature at Lydd-on-Sea is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Lydd-on-Sea. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lydd-on-Sea?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lydd-on-Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lydd-on-Sea...

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