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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Goring-by-Sea, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Goring-by-Sea...

Goring-by-Sea is a beach in England. The water temperature around Goring-by-Sea has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Goring-by-Sea 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 Goring-by-Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Goring-by-Sea is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Goring-by-Sea?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Goring-by-Sea. The nearest one is Hot pipe, which is only 8.5km (5.3miles) away from Goring-by-Sea. Click here for directions and for more information on Hot pipe and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Goring-by-Sea are Shoreham, which is 8.5km (5.3miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located approximately 11.7km (7.3miles) from Goring-by-Sea.

Are there any other beaches near by?

There are some beaches in proximity to Goring-by-Sea. The closest one is Worthing, which is 2.2km (1.3miles) away from Goring-by-Sea. Another nice beach near Goring-by-Sea is Littlehampton, which is 5.1km (3.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Goring-by-Sea?

The sea temperature at Goring-by-Sea is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 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 diving and fishing close to Goring-by-Sea?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Goring-by-Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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