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

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

Merriott is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2020 people. The water temperature around Merriott varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.3°F) in March up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Merriott 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 Merriott?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Merriott is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Merriott. The next good one is Beer Point, which is just 20.5km (20.4miles) away from Merriott. Click here to check out more information on Beer Point and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Merriott are BoneYard Exmouth, which is roughly 32.8km (20.4miles) away, and Kimmeridge Bay Bench, located roughly 35.8km (22.2miles) from Merriott.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Merriott?

Yes, there are more nice beaches close to Merriott. The nearest one is Charmouth, which is just 12.9km (8miles) away from Merriott. Another beach near Merriott is Seatown, which is 13.2km (8.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Merriott?

The water temperature around Merriott is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Merriott. However, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm 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 periods of time . For very cold 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 Merriott?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Merriott: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Merriott...

Do you know what the the city Fjerdingby in Norway, the geo Gulf of Tonkin , and the city Kerasochori in Greece have in common with Merriott? Click on the links to find out...