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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint Stephen, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint Stephen...

Saint Stephen is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2252 people. The water temperature around Saint Stephen varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.9°F) in March up to 16.5°C (61.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint Stephen 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 Saint Stephen?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Saint Stephen is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close to Saint Stephen?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Saint Stephen. The nearest one is Lusty Glaze, which is only 9km (5.6miles) away from Saint Stephen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lusty Glaze and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint Stephen are Whipsiderry, which is ca 9km (5.6miles) away, and Porth Beach, located approximately 9.1km (5.6miles) from Saint Stephen.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Saint Stephen. The closest one is Newquay, which is just 9.1km (5.6miles) away from Saint Stephen. Another nice beach near Saint Stephen is New Quay, which is 9.1km (5.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Saint Stephen?

The water temperature around Saint Stephen 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 9°C (48°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Saint Stephen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saint Stephen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Saint Stephen...

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