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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Roker, England

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

Roker is a beach in England. The water temperature around Roker varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in February up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Roker 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 Roker?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Roker is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Roker. The nearest one is South Shields, which is 5.2km (4.6miles) away from Roker. Click here for directions and to check out more information on South Shields and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Roker are Tynemouth Longsands, which is ca 7.5km (4.6miles) away, and Blyth Beach, located roughly 13.9km (8.6miles) from Roker.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Roker. The closest one is Seaburn, which is just 1km (0.6miles) away from Roker. Another nice beach near Roker is South Shields, which is roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Roker?

The water temperature at Roker is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Roker. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some 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 close to Roker?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Roker: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Roker...

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