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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Wall, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Wall...

The Wall is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around The Wall changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.2°C (43.2°F) in February up to 17.5°C (63.6°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 The Wall 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 The Wall?

The current water temperature in the month of May at The Wall is approximately:
10°C (51°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to The Wall. The nearest one is Broadstairs, which is only 2km (1.2miles) away from The Wall. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Broadstairs and its water temperature. Another surfspot near The Wall is Joss Bay, which is approximately 3.5km (2.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to The Wall. The closest one is Ramsgate, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from The Wall. Another beach near The Wall is Broadstairs, which is roughly 2km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for The Wall?

The water temperature at The Wall 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 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 . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit 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 high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to The Wall?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba 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 winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to The Wall: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about The Wall...

Do you know what the the city Kushelevka in Russia, the city Marigliano in Italy, and the city Khark in Iran have in common with The Wall? Click on the links to find out...