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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bournemouth Beach, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bournemouth Beach...

Bournemouth Beach is a beach in England. The water temperature around Bournemouth Beach varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in February up to 17.3°C (63.1°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 Bournemouth Beach 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 Bournemouth Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Bournemouth Beach is about:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Bournemouth Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Bournemouth Beach. The nearest one is Bournemouth Pier, which is 0.2km (0.8miles) away from Bournemouth Beach. Click here to check out more information on Bournemouth Pier and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bournemouth Beach are Boscombe Pier, which is roughly 1.3km (0.8miles) away, and Southbourne, located roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) from Bournemouth Beach.

Are there any other beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in close proximity to Bournemouth Beach. The nearest one is Bournemouth, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Bournemouth Beach. Another fun beach near Bournemouth Beach is Bournemouth, which is approximately 0.4km (0.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bournemouth Beach?

The sea temperature at Bournemouth Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bournemouth Beach. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bournemouth Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bournemouth Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bournemouth Beach...

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