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

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

Shillington is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Shillington changes dramatically 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 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shillington 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 Shillington?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Shillington is approximately:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Shillington. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shoreham, which is roughly 80.7km (50.2miles) away from Shillington. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Shillington are Hot pipe, which is approximately 80.7km (50.2miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 81.5km (50.6miles) from Shillington.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Shillington. The next good one is Tenby, which is only 32km (19.9miles) away from Shillington. Another nice beach near Shillington is Dornoch, 34.9km (21.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Shillington?

The water temperature around Shillington 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shillington. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shillington?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Shillington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shillington...

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