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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Eastbourne, United Kingdom

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

Eastbourne is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 112906 people. The water temperature around Eastbourne changes slightly 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 near Eastbourne?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Eastbourne is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Eastbourne?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Eastbourne. The closest one is Eastbourne, which is 0.5km (2.5miles) away from Eastbourne. Click here for directions and for more information on Eastbourne and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Eastbourne are Birling gap, which is ca 4.1km (2.5miles) away, and Stamco, located 12.3km (7.6miles) from Eastbourne.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to Eastbourne. The closest one is Eastbourne, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Eastbourne. Another gorgeous beach near Eastbourne is Seaford, which is 8km (5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Eastbourne?

The sea temperature around 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 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 around Eastbourne. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 4-5mm 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 a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around 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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