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

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

Slough is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 134072 people. The water temperature around Slough has average variability year round. 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 Slough 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 Slough?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Slough is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Slough. A spot, which is not too far away, is Shoreham, which is roughly 49.7km (30.9miles) away from Slough. Click here for directions and for more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Slough are Hot pipe, which is 49.7km (30.9miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 51.3km (31.9miles) from Slough.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Slough. The next good one is Fairbourne, which is just 14.8km (9.2miles) away from Slough. Another beautiful beach near Slough is Tenby, which is roughly 21km (13.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Slough?

The sea temperature around Slough 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 4-5mm 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Slough?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Slough: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Slough...

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