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

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

Fairlight is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1548 people. The water temperature around Fairlight changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.1°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.9°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 Fairlight 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 Fairlight?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Fairlight is ca:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Fairlight. The closest one is Hastings pier, which is 3.9km (3.4miles) away from Fairlight. Click here for directions and for more information on Hastings pier and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fairlight are Stamco, which is ca 5.5km (3.4miles) away, and Eastbourne, located ca 17.9km (11.1miles) from Fairlight.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Fairlight. The closest one is Hastings, which is 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Fairlight. Another beautiful beach near Fairlight is Camber Sands, which is ca 7.6km (4.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Fairlight?

The sea temperature around Fairlight is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people 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 better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Fairlight?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fairlight: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fairlight...

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