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

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

Boxgrove is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3134 people. The water temperature around Boxgrove changes moderately year round. 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 Boxgrove 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 Boxgrove?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Boxgrove is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Boxgrove. The closest one is Bracklesham Bay, which is just 9.4km (6miles) away from Boxgrove. Click here for more information on Bracklesham Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Boxgrove are East Witterings, which is ca 9.6km (6miles) away, and West Wittering, located approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) from Boxgrove.

Are there beaches located close to Boxgrove?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches near to Boxgrove. The nearest one is Swansea, which is 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Boxgrove. Another fun beach near Boxgrove is Bognor Regis, which is 5.5km (3.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Boxgrove?

The water temperature around Boxgrove 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 Boxgrove?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Boxgrove: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Boxgrove...

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