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

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

Soham is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 8635 people. The water temperature around Soham has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in March up to 17.4°C (63.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Soham 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 Soham?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Soham is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Soham?

There are not many surf spots close to Soham. A good spot nearby is Sutton on sea, which is just 67.6km (50.7miles) away from Soham. Click here for more information on Sutton on sea and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Soham are Joss Bay, which is approximately 81.6km (50.7miles) away, and Broadstairs, located ca 82.7km (51.4miles) from Soham.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Soham. A good beach nearby is Hunstanton, which is only 42.2km (26.2miles) away from Soham. Another beach near Soham is Kinghorn, roughly 43.7km (27.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Soham?

The sea temperature around Soham is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, 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 cool down to 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Soham?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Soham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Soham...

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