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

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

Sheerness is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 11914 people. The water temperature around Sheerness varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sheerness 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 Sheerness?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Sheerness is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sheerness. A good spot nearby is The Wall, which is about 29.6km (18.6miles) away from Sheerness. Click here to check out more information on The Wall and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sheerness are Joss Bay, which is 29.9km (18.6miles) away, and Broadstairs, located 30km (18.6miles) from Sheerness.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Sheerness. The nearest one is Westcliffe-on-Sea, which is just 7.2km (4.5miles) away from Sheerness. Another good beach near Sheerness is Southend-on-Sea, which is ca 7.7km (4.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sheerness?

The water temperature around Sheerness is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sheerness. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 Sheerness?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sheerness: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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