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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Whitstable, England

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

Whitstable is a beach in England. The water temperature around Whitstable changes significantly throughout 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Whitstable 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 Whitstable?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Whitstable is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Whitstable. The nearest one is The Wall, which is just 17.3km (11.2miles) away from Whitstable. Click here for directions and to check out more information on The Wall and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Whitstable are Broadstairs, which is roughly 18.1km (11.2miles) away, and Joss Bay, located approximately 18.3km (11.3miles) from Whitstable.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are more gorgeous beaches near to Whitstable. The closest one is Herne Bay, which is just 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Whitstable. Another gorgeous beach near Whitstable is Westgate-on-Sea, which is 13.4km (8.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Whitstable?

The sea temperature at Whitstable 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Whitstable?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving 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 summer 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 Whitstable: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Whitstable...

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