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Another quick question. What's available for diving around Reading, UK? I'll dive in cold water, but my dive buddy prefers non-hypothermia-inducing dive spots. Is there anything near by? Or is it all pretty cold all year long?
The only places close to Reading are lakes or the Thames (21degrees in July) but its out of bounds in August... the lakes are at Wraysbury nr Heathrow, probably 45mins from Reading by car... its a muddy hole which was 18degress about 2 weeks ago.. 8 degrees at 5-6m... Then there is Vobster Quay, which must be about 2hrs drive, not sure of the temp but its deeper/clearer/pretty good but colder... You might as well travel to the coast and go with a hard boat and hire the kit... it will be only a 1.5hrs from Reading and its warmish... not been out since April but should be 17-19 degrees.. Sea will be warming up still.. Sept will be slightly warmer.. Obviously alot more to see than a lake!