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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sunk Island, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sunk Island...

Sunk Island is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Sunk Island changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.9°C (40.8°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sunk Island 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 Sunk Island?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Sunk Island is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Sunk Island. The closest decent spot is Sutton on sea, which is about 27.9km (26.3miles) away from Sunk Island. Click here to check out more information on Sutton on sea and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sunk Island are Cayton Bay, which is roughly 42.4km (26.3miles) away, and South Bay, located roughly 45.2km (28.1miles) from Sunk Island.

Are there beaches close to Sunk Island?

There are several other beautiful beaches in proximity to Sunk Island. The nearest one is Cleethorpes, which is just 6.9km (4.3miles) away from Sunk Island. Another beach near Sunk Island is Withernsea, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sunk Island?

The sea temperature around Sunk Island is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sunk Island. However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sunk Island?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sunk Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sunk Island...

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