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

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

Southerndown is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Southerndown changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Southerndown 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 Southerndown?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Southerndown is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Southerndown. The nearest one is Ogmore, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Southerndown. Click here for directions and for more information on Ogmore and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Southerndown is Rest Bay, which is roughly 5.9km (3.7miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are more beaches in close proximity to Southerndown. The closest one is Barry, which is 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Southerndown. Another gorgeous beach near Southerndown is Minehead, which is approximately 17.5km (10.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Southerndown?

The sea temperature at Southerndown 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 be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 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 near Southerndown?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Southerndown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Southerndown...

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