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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hastings pier, United Kingdom

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

Hastings pier is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Hastings pier has slight variability 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 Hastings pier 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 pier?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Hastings pier is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Hastings pier. The nearest one is Stamco, which is just 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Hastings pier. Click here to check out more information on Stamco and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Hastings pier is Eastbourne, which is approximately 14km (8.7miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are other gorgeous beaches near to Hastings pier. The nearest one is Hastings, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Hastings pier. Another nice beach near Hastings pier is Bexhill-on-Sea, which is roughly 4.6km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Hastings pier?

The sea temperature at Hastings pier 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 scuba diving at Hastings pier. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Hastings pier?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 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 Hastings pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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