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

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

Salisbury is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 45600 people. The water temperature around Salisbury changes extremely during 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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Salisbury is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Salisbury. The closest decent spot is Highcliffe, which is roughly 23.4km (15.1miles) away from Salisbury. Click here for more information on Highcliffe and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Salisbury are Southbourne, which is approximately 24.3km (15.1miles) away, and Boscombe Pier, located approximately 24.3km (15.1miles) from Salisbury.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Salisbury. The next good one is Pembrey, which is 17.6km (10.9miles) away from Salisbury. Another gorgeous beach near Salisbury is Barton-on-Sea, ca 23.7km (14.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Salisbury?

The sea temperature around Salisbury 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Salisbury?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Salisbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Salisbury...

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