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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 surf spot 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 at Sennen?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Sennen is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Sennen. The closest one is Porthcurno and Logan Rock, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Sennen. Click here for directions and for more information on Porthcurno and Logan Rock and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Sennen is Mousehole Reef, which is approximately 7.1km (4.4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Sennen. The closest one is Marazion, which is 10.8km (6.7miles) away from Sennen. Another nice beach near Sennen is St Ives, which is approximately 12.6km (7.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sennen?

The water temperature at 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sennen?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout 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 February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when temperatures reach 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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