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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Waltham Cross, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Waltham Cross...

Waltham Cross is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 10000 people. The water temperature around Waltham Cross has extreme variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Waltham Cross 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 Waltham Cross?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Waltham Cross is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Waltham Cross. The next good one is Shoreham, which is 60.1km (37.3miles) away from Waltham Cross. Click here to check out more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Waltham Cross are Hot pipe, which is roughly 60.1km (37.3miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located roughly 60.2km (37.4miles) from Waltham Cross.

Are there beaches located close to Waltham Cross?

There are a few nice beaches in close proximity to Waltham Cross. The nearest one is Tenby, which is just 9.7km (6miles) away from Waltham Cross. Another nice beach near Waltham Cross is Dornoch, which is approximately 10.9km (6.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Waltham Cross?

The sea temperature around Waltham Cross 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Waltham Cross?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Waltham Cross: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Waltham Cross...

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