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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ringstead Bay, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ringstead Bay...

Ringstead Bay is a beach in England. The water temperature around Ringstead Bay changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.9°F) in March up to 16.4°C (61.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ringstead Bay 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 at Ringstead Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Ringstead Bay is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Ringstead Bay?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ringstead Bay. The nearest one is Kimmeridge Bay Bench, which is just 11.7km (7.4miles) away from Ringstead Bay. Click here for more information on Kimmeridge Bay Bench and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ringstead Bay are Kimmeridge The Ledges, which is roughly 11.8km (7.4miles) away, and Bournemouth Pier, located 23.4km (14.5miles) from Ringstead Bay.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are some other beaches near to Ringstead Bay. The nearest one is Bowleaze Cove, which is 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Ringstead Bay. Another beautiful beach near Ringstead Bay is Melcombe Regis, which is 2.8km (1.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Ringstead Bay?

The sea temperature at Ringstead Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ringstead Bay?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ringstead Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ringstead Bay...

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