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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Thorpe Hamlet, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Thorpe Hamlet...

Thorpe Hamlet is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8109 people. The water temperature around Thorpe Hamlet changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in February up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Thorpe Hamlet 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 Thorpe Hamlet?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Thorpe Hamlet is approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Thorpe Hamlet. The closest decent spot is Sutton on sea, which is about 63.6km (53.7miles) away from Thorpe Hamlet. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sutton on sea and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Thorpe Hamlet are Joss Bay, which is 86.5km (53.7miles) away, and Broadstairs, located roughly 88km (54.6miles) from Thorpe Hamlet.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Thorpe Hamlet. The closest one is Kinghorn, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Thorpe Hamlet. Another beach near Thorpe Hamlet is Hemsby, which is 16.3km (10.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Thorpe Hamlet?

The water temperature around Thorpe Hamlet is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (40°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Thorpe Hamlet?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°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 change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Thorpe Hamlet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Thorpe Hamlet...

Do you know what the the city Raglan in New Zealand, the city Renes in Indonesia, and Colombo Shoal have in common with Thorpe Hamlet? Click on the links to find out...