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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bracklesham Bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bracklesham Bay...

Bracklesham Bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Bracklesham Bay varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.7°F) in March up to 17°C (62.5°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 Bracklesham Bay 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 Bracklesham Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Bracklesham Bay is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Bracklesham Bay. The closest one is East Witterings, which is just 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Bracklesham Bay. Click here to check out more information on East Witterings and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Bracklesham Bay is West Wittering, which is roughly 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches near to Bracklesham Bay. The nearest one is The Fleets Beaches, which is just 5.9km (3.6miles) away from Bracklesham Bay. Another beautiful beach near Bracklesham Bay is Swansea, which is roughly 8km (5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Bracklesham Bay?

The water temperature at Bracklesham Bay 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bracklesham Bay. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bracklesham Bay?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bracklesham Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bracklesham Bay...

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