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

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

Ringwood is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 13685 people. The water temperature around Ringwood has significant variability throughout the year. 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 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 late summer, since Ringwood 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 Ringwood?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Ringwood is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ringwood. The closest one is Highcliffe, which is just 8.7km (5.5miles) away from Ringwood. Click here for directions and for more information on Highcliffe and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ringwood are Southbourne, which is roughly 8.9km (5.5miles) away, and Boscombe Pier, located ca 9.1km (5.7miles) from Ringwood.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches near to Ringwood. The closest one is Southbourne, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Ringwood. Another nice beach near Ringwood is Barton-on-Sea, which is ca 9.5km (5.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ringwood?

The sea temperature around Ringwood 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine 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). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ringwood?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ringwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ringwood...

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