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

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

Fontwell is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1941 people. The water temperature around Fontwell has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°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 Fontwell 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 Fontwell?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Fontwell is approximately:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots close to Fontwell?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Fontwell. The nearest one is Bracklesham Bay, which is 11.4km (7.3miles) away from Fontwell. Click here for more information on Bracklesham Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fontwell are East Witterings, which is roughly 11.8km (7.3miles) away, and West Wittering, located approximately 12.7km (7.9miles) from Fontwell.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Fontwell. The nearest one is Bognor Regis, which is only 5.1km (3.2miles) away from Fontwell. Another nice beach near Fontwell is Swansea, which is approximately 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Fontwell?

The water temperature around Fontwell 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fontwell?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fontwell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fontwell...

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