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

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

Lymington is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 14544 people. The water temperature around Lymington varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°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 Lymington 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 Lymington?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Lymington is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Lymington?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Lymington. The nearest one is Highcliffe, which is just 6.8km (4.3miles) away from Lymington. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Highcliffe and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lymington are Compton, which is ca 7km (4.3miles) away, and Southbourne, located approximately 11km (6.8miles) from Lymington.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches near to Lymington. The closest one is Barton-on-Sea, which is just 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Lymington. Another fun beach near Lymington is Southbourne, which is ca 11.2km (6.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Lymington?

The sea temperature around Lymington 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lymington?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lymington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Lymington...

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