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

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

Rickmansworth is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 12043 people. The water temperature around Rickmansworth changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rickmansworth 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 Rickmansworth?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Rickmansworth is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Rickmansworth. A good spot nearby is Shoreham, which is roughly 57.1km (35.5miles) away from Rickmansworth. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Rickmansworth are Hot pipe, which is approximately 57.1km (35.5miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 58.3km (36.2miles) from Rickmansworth.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Rickmansworth. The closest decent beach is Tenby, which is just 16.7km (10.4miles) away from Rickmansworth. Another good beach near Rickmansworth is Dornoch, roughly 20.7km (12.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Rickmansworth?

The water temperature around Rickmansworth is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm 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 . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rickmansworth?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rickmansworth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rickmansworth...

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