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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 surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Eastbourne changes moderately 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 graph 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 August at Eastbourne is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Eastbourne. The nearest one is Birling gap, which is just 4km (2.5miles) away from Eastbourne. Click here for directions and for more information on Birling gap and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Eastbourne is Stamco, which is 12.4km (7.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches close to Eastbourne. The closest one is Eastbourne, which is 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Eastbourne. Another fun beach near Eastbourne is Seaford, which is ca 8.2km (5.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Eastbourne?

The water 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Eastbourne?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures 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.

Interesting facts about Eastbourne...

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