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

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

Southminster is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 3860 people. The water temperature around Southminster changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°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 Southminster 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 Southminster?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Southminster is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Southminster?

There are not many surf spots close to Southminster. A spot, which is not too far away, is Joss Bay, which is just 33km (21miles) away from Southminster. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Joss Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Southminster are Broadstairs, which is approximately 33.8km (21miles) away, and The Wall, located roughly 34.3km (21.3miles) from Southminster.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches close to Southminster. The closest one is Southend-on-Sea, which is only 9.6km (6miles) away from Southminster. Another gorgeous beach near Southminster is Southend-on-Sea, which is ca 9.6km (6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Southminster?

The sea temperature around Southminster is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Southminster?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Southminster: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Southminster...

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