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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bournemouth Pier, United Kingdom

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

Bournemouth Pier is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Bournemouth Pier has significant variability year round. 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 Pier 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 Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Bournemouth Pier is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Bournemouth Pier. The closest one is Boscombe Pier, which is only 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Bournemouth Pier. Click here for directions and for more information on Boscombe Pier and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Bournemouth Pier is Southbourne, which is ca 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to Bournemouth Pier. The closest one is Bournemouth Beach, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Bournemouth Pier. Another beautiful beach near Bournemouth Pier is Bournemouth, which is approximately 0.4km (0.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Bournemouth Pier?

The water temperature at Bournemouth Pier 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 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 diving at Bournemouth Pier. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bournemouth Pier?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bournemouth Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bournemouth Pier...

Do you know what the the city Brassall in Australia, the city Ortignano Raggiolo in Italy, and Brighton Pier have in common with Bournemouth Pier? Click on the links to find out...