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

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

Sker is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Sker has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in March up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Sker 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 Sker?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Sker is approximately:
9°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Sker?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Sker. The nearest one is Rest Bay, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Sker. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rest Bay and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Sker is Ogmore, which is ca 5.4km (3.4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Sker. One beach, which is not too far away, is Lynmouth, which is just 19.7km (12.2miles) away from Sker. Another nice beach near Sker is Barry, which is roughly 21.4km (13.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sker?

The water temperature at Sker is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sker?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sker: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sker...

Do you know what the the city Belgida in Spain, the city OErkelljunga in Sweden, and the city Sunrise in United States have in common with Sker? Click on the links to find out...