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

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

Malmesbury is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5207 people. The water temperature around Malmesbury has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 17.3°C (63.1°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 Malmesbury 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 Malmesbury?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Malmesbury is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Malmesbury. A spot that might be worth checking out is Boscombe Pier, which is just 60.7km (37.7miles) away from Malmesbury. Click here for directions and for more information on Boscombe Pier and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Malmesbury are Bournemouth Pier, which is approximately 60.7km (37.7miles) away, and Highcliffe, located 61km (37.9miles) from Malmesbury.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Malmesbury. A good beach nearby is Weston-super-Mare, which is just 41.3km (25.7miles) away from Malmesbury. Another gorgeous beach near Malmesbury is Burnham-on-Sea, which is roughly 45.4km (28.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Malmesbury?

The sea temperature around Malmesbury 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 more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Malmesbury?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Malmesbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Malmesbury...

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