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

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

Wheathampstead is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4086 people. The water temperature around Wheathampstead changes dramatically 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 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wheathampstead 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 Wheathampstead?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Wheathampstead is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Wheathampstead. A spot, which is not too far away, is Shoreham, which is just 68km (42.3miles) away from Wheathampstead. Click here for more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Wheathampstead are Hot pipe, which is approximately 68km (42.3miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located roughly 68.7km (42.7miles) from Wheathampstead.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Wheathampstead. The closest decent beach is Tenby, which is only 19.2km (11.9miles) away from Wheathampstead. Another beach near Wheathampstead is Dornoch, ca 22.4km (13.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Wheathampstead?

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

How is the diving and fishing close to Wheathampstead?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. 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 usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wheathampstead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wheathampstead...

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