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

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

Ripley is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2041 people. The water temperature around Ripley varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ripley 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 Ripley?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Ripley is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Ripley. A spot, which is not too far away, is Shoreham, which is 34.5km (21.4miles) away from Ripley. Click here for directions and for more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ripley are Hot pipe, which is 34.5km (21.4miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located roughly 36.2km (22.5miles) from Ripley.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Ripley. The closest one is Fairbourne, which is 4.9km (3miles) away from Ripley. Another good beach near Ripley is Milford Haven, which is 9.2km (5.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ripley?

The water temperature around Ripley is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 cool down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 near Ripley?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ripley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ripley...

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