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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hastings, England

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

Hastings is a beach in England. The water temperature around Hastings varies slightly throughout the year. 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 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 Hastings 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 Hastings?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Hastings is approximately:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near Hastings?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Hastings. The nearest one is Hastings pier, which is just 0.2km (1.1miles) away from Hastings. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hastings pier and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hastings are Stamco, which is roughly 1.7km (1.1miles) away, and Eastbourne, located approximately 14.1km (8.7miles) from Hastings.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches near to Hastings. The closest one is Bexhill-on-Sea, which is just 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Hastings. Another beautiful beach near Hastings is Camber Sands, which is 11.4km (7.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Hastings?

The water temperature at Hastings 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Hastings. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). During this season, 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 periods 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 Hastings?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hastings: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hastings...

Do you know what the the city Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the city Nenotes in the Indonesia, and the city Mabini in the Philippines have in common with Hastings? Click on the links to find out...