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

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

Brighton West Pier is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Brighton West Pier has moderate variability throughout the year. 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 shown in the interactive table 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 West 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 Brighton West Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Brighton West Pier is ca:
10°C (49°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Brighton West Pier?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Brighton West Pier. The closest one is Shoreham, which is only 3.3km (2.1miles) away from Brighton West Pier. Click here for directions and for more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Brighton West Pier is Hot pipe, which is roughly 3.3km (2.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close to Brighton West Pier?

There are several other beautiful beaches in proximity to Brighton West Pier. The closest one is Brighton, which is only 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Brighton West Pier. Another good beach near Brighton West Pier is Worthing, which is 9.6km (6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Brighton West Pier?

The sea temperature at Brighton West 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to 7°C (44°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 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 diving and fishing close to Brighton West Pier?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Brighton West Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Brighton West Pier...

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