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

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

Swanscombe is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 15732 people. The water temperature around Swanscombe varies significantly during the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Swanscombe 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 Swanscombe?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Swanscombe is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Swanscombe. A spot, which is not too far away, is Stamco, which is 42.4km (26.5miles) away from Swanscombe. Click here to check out more information on Stamco and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Swanscombe are Hastings pier, which is ca 42.7km (26.5miles) away, and Folkestone East Cliff Sands, located roughly 46km (28.6miles) from Swanscombe.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Swanscombe. The nearest one is Gourock, which is only 10.8km (6.7miles) away from Swanscombe. Another good beach near Swanscombe is Pondfield Cove, which is roughly 11.5km (7.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Swanscombe?

The water temperature around Swanscombe 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 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 Swanscombe. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Swanscombe?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Swanscombe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Swanscombe...

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