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

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

Oakham is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 10150 people. The water temperature around Oakham changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.3°F) in February up to 17.2°C (63°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oakham 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 Oakham?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Oakham is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Oakham. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sutton on sea, which is 61.3km (38.1miles) away from Oakham. Click here for directions and for more information on Sutton on sea and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing South Bay, which is ca 112.3km (69.7miles) away from Oakham. Another fun surfspot is South Bay, located 112.3km (69.7miles) from Oakham.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Oakham. One beach, which is not too far away, is Shell Island Wales, which is 52.1km (32.4miles) away from Oakham. Another good beach near Oakham is Hunstanton, approximately 54.4km (33.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Oakham?

The sea temperature around Oakham 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 near Oakham?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oakham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Oakham...

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