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

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

Whiston is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Whiston varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Whiston 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 Whiston?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Whiston is approximately:
6°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close to Whiston?

There are not too many surf spots close to Whiston. The closest decent spot is Sutton on sea, which is just 66.3km (43.2miles) away from Whiston. Click here for more information on Sutton on sea and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Whiston are Cayton Bay, which is roughly 69.5km (43.2miles) away, and South Bay, located ca 70.6km (43.9miles) from Whiston.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches close to Whiston. The nearest one is Shell Island Wales, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Whiston. Another fun beach near Whiston is Helensburgh, which is ca 12.7km (7.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Whiston?

The water temperature around Whiston is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Whiston?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Whiston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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