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

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

Sennen is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Sennen changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48.1°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sennen 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 Sennen?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Sennen is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sennen?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Sennen. The nearest one is Sennen, which is only 0.4km (2.1miles) away from Sennen. Click here for directions and for more information on Sennen and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sennen are Porthcurno and Logan Rock, which is approximately 3.3km (2.1miles) away, and Mousehole Reef, located roughly 7.2km (4.5miles) from Sennen.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to Sennen. The closest one is Marazion, which is 11km (6.8miles) away from Sennen. Another nice beach near Sennen is St Ives, which is roughly 13km (8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Sennen?

The sea temperature around Sennen is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to roughly 9°C (48°F). During 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sennen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sennen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sennen...

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