Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Burnham-on-Sea, England
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Burnham-on-Sea...
Burnham-on-Sea is a beach in England.
The water temperature around Burnham-on-Sea varies dramatically year round.
The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Burnham-on-Sea 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 Burnham-on-Sea?
The current water temperature in the month of October at Burnham-on-Sea is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Burnham-on-Sea. A good spot nearby is Southerndown, which is just 29.9km (19.9miles) away from Burnham-on-Sea. Click here
for directions and for more information on Southerndown and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Burnham-on-Sea are Ogmore
, which is 32km (19.9miles) away, and Rest Bay
, located 35.8km (22.3miles) from Burnham-on-Sea.
Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?
Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches close to Burnham-on-Sea. The closest one is Weston-super-Mare
, which is only 7.4km (4.6miles) away from Burnham-on-Sea. Another good beach near Burnham-on-Sea is Penarth
, which is 15.8km (9.8miles) away.
What wetsuit is needed for Burnham-on-Sea?
The water temperature at Burnham-on-Sea is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 at Burnham-on-Sea. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Burnham-on-Sea?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Burnham-on-Sea: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Burnham-on-Sea...
Do you know what the the city El Malah
in Algeria, the city La Meziere
in France, and Southwest Indian Ridge
have in common with Burnham-on-Sea? Click on the links to find out...