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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Brighton Pier

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

Brighton Pier is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Brighton Pier varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.3°F) in March up to 16.5°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 Brighton 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 near Brighton Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Brighton Pier is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near Brighton Pier?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Brighton Pier. The closest one is Brighton West Pier, which is 0.8km (2.5miles) away from Brighton Pier. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Brighton West Pier and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Brighton Pier are Shoreham, which is approximately 4.1km (2.5miles) away, and Hot pipe, located ca 4.1km (2.5miles) from Brighton Pier.

Are there beautiful beaches near Brighton Pier?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Brighton Pier. The closest one is Brighton, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Brighton Pier. Another gorgeous beach near Brighton Pier is Worthing, which is approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Brighton Pier?

The water temperature at Brighton Pier 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 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 Brighton Pier. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 close to Brighton Pier?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Brighton Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Brighton Pier...

Do you know what the the city Dingen in Germany, the city Riccall in United Kingdom, and the city Bouvignies in France have in common with Brighton Pier? Click on the links to find out...