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

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

Withernsea is a beach in England. The water temperature around Withernsea has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.9°C (40.8°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Withernsea 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 Withernsea?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Withernsea is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Withernsea. The closest decent spot is Sutton on sea, which is 30.7km (24.1miles) away from Withernsea. Click here to check out more information on Sutton on sea and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Withernsea are Cayton Bay, which is ca 38.8km (24.1miles) away, and South Bay, located ca 41.7km (25.9miles) from Withernsea.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Withernsea. The nearest one is Cleethorpes, which is just 12.3km (7.6miles) away from Withernsea. Another nice beach near Withernsea is Hornsea, which is ca 15km (9.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Withernsea?

The water temperature at Withernsea is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Withernsea?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Withernsea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Withernsea...

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