The graph below shows a time series of temperature measurements (vertical axis) covering the 5 hour period of the paddle (horizontal axis).
Low water was at 10:30 UTC and high tide at 16:50 - just after neaps. The wind was light and variable and the weather mostly overcast with a few spells of sunshine.
The sea water temperature measurements were mostly around 16.0°C and ranged from 15.4°C to 16.9°C. Temperatures above 18.0°C were recorded when the kayak was out of the water.
|11:42||0.6°C peak||Marine Drive|
|14:29||0.4°C peak||The Headland|
|14:36||0.8°C peak||Marine Parade|
|14:42||0.3°C peak||Marine Drive|
|15:02||0.7°C dip||Paington Harbour|
|10:51||12:15||Broadsands to Corbyn's Head|
|12:48||13:24||Corbyn's Head to Meadfoot Beach|
|13:53||15:49||Meadfoot Beach to Broadsands|
The map below shows colour coded temperature measurements. A step of one colour corresponds to a temperature change of 0.2°C.
The same data can be viewed interactively on this map. Clicking on a circle brings up a pop-up which shows the temperature measurement at that point.
Higher temperatures in Broadsands Bay
Higher temperatures off Marine Parade
Lower temperatures in Paington Harbour