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

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

Ramsgate is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 38624 people. The water temperature around Ramsgate has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.2°C (43.2°F) in February up to 17.5°C (63.6°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 Ramsgate 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 Ramsgate?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Ramsgate is about:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near Ramsgate?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Ramsgate. The nearest one is The Wall, which is just 0.4km (1.1miles) away from Ramsgate. Click here for more information on The Wall and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ramsgate are Broadstairs, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away, and Joss Bay, located approximately 3.3km (2miles) from Ramsgate.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches close to Ramsgate. The nearest one is Ramsgate, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Ramsgate. Another beautiful beach near Ramsgate is Broadstairs, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Ramsgate?

The water temperature around Ramsgate is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ramsgate. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ramsgate?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ramsgate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ramsgate...

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