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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Romney Marsh, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Romney Marsh...

Romney Marsh is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 2279 people. The water temperature around Romney Marsh varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Romney Marsh 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 Romney Marsh?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Romney Marsh is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near Romney Marsh?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Romney Marsh. The nearest one is Folkestone East Cliff Sands, which is 13.4km (11.8miles) away from Romney Marsh. Click here for more information on Folkestone East Cliff Sands and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Romney Marsh are Hastings pier, which is approximately 19km (11.8miles) away, and Stamco, located 20.5km (12.7miles) from Romney Marsh.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Romney Marsh. The nearest one is Lydd-on-Sea, which is 5.9km (3.7miles) away from Romney Marsh. Another good beach near Romney Marsh is Camber Sands, which is 7.9km (4.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Romney Marsh?

The water temperature around Romney Marsh is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 Romney Marsh?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Romney Marsh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Romney Marsh...

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