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

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

Southowram is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2003 people. The water temperature around Southowram has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Southowram 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 Southowram?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Southowram is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near Southowram?

There are not too many surf spots close to Southowram. A spot, which is not too far away, is Saltburn, which is roughly 69.7km (43.5miles) away from Southowram. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Saltburn and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Southowram are South Bay, which is 70km (43.5miles) away, and Cayton Bay, located approximately 70.1km (43.6miles) from Southowram.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches near to Southowram. The closest one is Dunoon, which is just 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Southowram. Another nice beach near Southowram is Helensburgh, which is ca 17.3km (10.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Southowram?

The water temperature around Southowram is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Southowram. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Southowram?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°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 typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Southowram: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Southowram...

Do you know what the the city Edgewater Park in the United States, the city Sehestedt in the Germany, and the city Wyndham Vale in the Australia have in common with Southowram? Click on the links to find out...