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Swanage, United Kingdom
Swanage, United Kingdom | © Karolina Dota

Current water temperature on the United Kingdom coast. Forecast of changes in water temperature. Historical data.

Water temperature in United Kingdom today

#minimal
47°F
#average
52°F
#maximum
56°F

Most popular locations in United Kingdom over the past week

Conditions of sea water on beaches in United Kingdom

Now in the beaches in United Kingdom, the water temperature is very low and not suitable for swimming.

The water temperature in United Kingdom tends to decrease, its value has decreased both over the last 10 days and over the month.

Seaview, United Kingdom
Seaview, United Kingdom | © Sara Dunn

Today the warmest water in United Kingdom is recorded in Eastbourne. Its value in this location is 56°F. And the coldest one is in Freiston Shore, its value 47°F.

The trend can be seen on the graph. It shows the change in average sea surface temperature over the past two months.

For the two most popular locations for swimming in United Kingdom, the graphs of changes in the average water temperature throughout the year are as follows:

We process, analyze and store data for every beach and city in United Kingdom. Below is a table with current weather data and trends in some places of the country.

CityWaterAir
Bournemouth55°F44°F
Brighton55°F45°F
Weymouth55°F46°F
Plymouth55°F48°F
Dover54°F44°F
Eastbourne56°F44°F
Folkestone55°F44°F
Margate53°F46°F
Edinburgh50°F41°F
Southend On Sea52°F42°F
Exmouth55°F45°F
Deal54°F46°F
Torquay55°F45°F
Lee-on-the-Solent54°F46°F
Newquay54°F48°F

Climate in United Kingdom

Kinghorn, United Kingdom
Kinghorn, United Kingdom | © Marek PRV

Great Britain is located in Europe. The country is washed by four seas, such as the Irish Sea, the Celtic Sea, the North Sea, the English Channel. Great Britain is a large resort country and has a long coastline. To determine the temperature of the water in it, we track 342 settlements and resorts.

The climate of Great Britain is temperate oceanic, mild and humid (more humid in Northern Ireland, in Scotland colder and drier). The weather is mainly formed by the warm oceanic Gulf Stream. The coldest month is January (from + 3'C to + 7'C), the warmest is July (from + 11'C to + 17'C). The annual rainfall is 600-750 mm, most of them fall from September to January in the form of rain, fogs are frequent. The island’s northeast is the coldest region, while the London, southeast and Westland areas are the warmest areas of the country.

United Kingdom: regions

We show the surface temperature of the water in the following regions of the country:

Durness, United Kingdom
Durness, United Kingdom | © Lauz McCando

United Kingdom: oceans and seas

We monitor the following oceans and seas that wash the country. Just go to the page for a specific reservoir and see the temperature in all settlements on the coast.

Find out the temperature of sea water in more than 12000 cities and resorts around the world. Water surface temperature values are available in real time. There is a forecast of water temperature changes for the next few days, as well as historical data of sea surface temperature are available for all days of the last years.

We use data from various sources, including National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA), meteorological services of different countries, data received from more than a thousand buoys around the world, satellite systems for scanning the surface of the oceans and seas.

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