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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Barton-on-Sea, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Barton-on-Sea...

Barton-on-Sea is a beach in England. The water temperature around Barton-on-Sea has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°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 Barton-on-Sea 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 Barton-on-Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Barton-on-Sea is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Barton-on-Sea. The closest one is Highcliffe, which is just 1.5km (3.5miles) away from Barton-on-Sea. Click here to check out more information on Highcliffe and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Barton-on-Sea are Southbourne, which is roughly 5.6km (3.5miles) away, and Boscombe Pier, located 8km (5miles) from Barton-on-Sea.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches near to Barton-on-Sea. The nearest one is Southbourne, which is only 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Barton-on-Sea. Another fun beach near Barton-on-Sea is Bournemouth Beach, which is roughly 9.3km (5.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Barton-on-Sea?

The sea temperature at Barton-on-Sea 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Barton-on-Sea. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Barton-on-Sea?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barton-on-Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barton-on-Sea...

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