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

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

Maidenhead is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 59463 people. The water temperature around Maidenhead varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Maidenhead is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Maidenhead. A good spot nearby is West Wittering, which is roughly 52.2km (32.7miles) away from Maidenhead. Click here to check out more information on West Wittering and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Maidenhead are Shoreham, which is ca 52.6km (32.7miles) away, and Hot pipe, located approximately 52.6km (32.7miles) from Maidenhead.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Maidenhead. The closest decent beach is Fairbourne, which is 19.1km (11.8miles) away from Maidenhead. Another good beach near Maidenhead is Milford Haven, which is approximately 22.5km (14miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Maidenhead?

The water temperature around Maidenhead 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 around Maidenhead. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Maidenhead?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Maidenhead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Maidenhead...

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