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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Eastbourne, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Eastbourne...

Eastbourne is a beach in England. The water temperature around Eastbourne has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.8°F) in March up to 16.3°C (61.3°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 Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Eastbourne is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Eastbourne. The closest one is Eastbourne, which is 0.4km (2.7miles) away from Eastbourne. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Eastbourne and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Eastbourne are Birling gap, which is ca 4.3km (2.7miles) away, and Stamco, located ca 12km (7.5miles) from Eastbourne.

Are there any other sandy beaches close to Eastbourne?

There are a few other nice beaches in close proximity to Eastbourne. The closest one is Seaford, which is only 8.3km (5.1miles) away from Eastbourne. Another good beach near Eastbourne is Bexhill-on-Sea, which is approximately 9.7km (6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Eastbourne?

The sea temperature at Eastbourne is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°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 . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Eastbourne?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Eastbourne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Eastbourne...

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