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

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

Shalford is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Shalford varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°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 Shalford 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 Shalford?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Shalford is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Shalford. A spot, which is not too far away, is Shoreham, which is roughly 30.4km (18.9miles) away from Shalford. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Shalford are Hot pipe, which is roughly 30.4km (18.9miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located 32.6km (20.2miles) from Shalford.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches near to Shalford. The closest one is Milford Haven, which is just 3km (1.9miles) away from Shalford. Another beautiful beach near Shalford is Fairbourne, which is 11.4km (7.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Shalford?

The sea temperature around Shalford 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Shalford. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 near Shalford?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Shalford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Shalford...

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