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

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

Parkstone is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 9593 people. The water temperature around Parkstone has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°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 Parkstone 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 Parkstone?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Parkstone is about:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Parkstone. The nearest one is Bournemouth Pier, which is only 3.2km (2.8miles) away from Parkstone. Click here to check out more information on Bournemouth Pier and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Parkstone are Boscombe Pier, which is roughly 4.5km (2.8miles) away, and Southbourne, located 6.9km (4.3miles) from Parkstone.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in proximity to Parkstone. The nearest one is Poole, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Parkstone. Another nice beach near Parkstone is Bournemouth, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Parkstone?

The water temperature around Parkstone 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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Parkstone. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (43°F). During this time, 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 periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Parkstone?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Parkstone: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Parkstone...

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