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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Barnham, United Kingdom

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

Barnham is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 11881 people. The water temperature around Barnham changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Barnham 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 near Barnham?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Barnham is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Barnham. The closest one is Bracklesham Bay, which is just 10.9km (7.1miles) away from Barnham. Click here for directions and for more information on Bracklesham Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Barnham are East Witterings, which is 11.4km (7.1miles) away, and West Wittering, located ca 12.5km (7.8miles) from Barnham.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Barnham?

Yes, there are a few other nice beaches near to Barnham. The closest one is Bognor Regis, which is 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Barnham. Another beautiful beach near Barnham is Swansea, which is approximately 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Barnham?

The water temperature around Barnham is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Barnham. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Barnham?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barnham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barnham...

Do you know what the the city Fisciano in Italy, the city Andratx in Spain, and the city Rio Grande in Dominican Republic have in common with Barnham? Click on the links to find out...