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

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

Skipsea is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Skipsea changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in February up to 14.6°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Skipsea 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 Skipsea?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Skipsea is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Skipsea?

There are not too many surf spots close to Skipsea. A good spot nearby is Cayton Bay, which is just 19.3km (13.7miles) away from Skipsea. Click here for more information on Cayton Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Skipsea are South Bay, which is ca 22.1km (13.7miles) away, and North bay, located ca 22.9km (14.2miles) from Skipsea.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches close to Skipsea. The nearest one is Hornsea, which is 5km (3.1miles) away from Skipsea. Another beautiful beach near Skipsea is Bridlington, which is approximately 7.6km (4.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Skipsea?

The water temperature around Skipsea is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Skipsea?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Skipsea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Skipsea...

Do you know what the the city Enego in Italy, the geo Hotel Plaza Cozumel , and the city Pudong in China have in common with Skipsea? Click on the links to find out...