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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near East Wittering, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about East Wittering...

East Wittering is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5241 people. The water temperature around East Wittering has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.7°F) in March up to 17°C (62.5°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 East Wittering 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 East Wittering?

The current water temperature in the month of August near East Wittering is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to East Wittering?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to East Wittering. The nearest one is East Witterings, which is just 0.3km (0.6miles) away from East Wittering. Click here for more information on East Witterings and its water temperature. Other surfspots near East Wittering are Bracklesham Bay, which is roughly 0.9km (0.6miles) away, and West Wittering, located ca 1.7km (1.1miles) from East Wittering.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some gorgeous beaches near to East Wittering. The nearest one is The Fleets Beaches, which is only 5.1km (3.2miles) away from East Wittering. Another gorgeous beach near East Wittering is Swansea, which is 8.5km (5.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for East Wittering?

The sea temperature around East Wittering 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 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 people might even be fine 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 diving and fishing close to East Wittering?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to East Wittering: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about East Wittering...

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