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

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

Hawkhurst is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 3197 people. The water temperature around Hawkhurst has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hawkhurst 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 Hawkhurst?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Hawkhurst is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hawkhurst?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Hawkhurst. The closest one is Stamco, which is 13.8km (8.6miles) away from Hawkhurst. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stamco and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hawkhurst are Hastings pier, which is roughly 13.8km (8.6miles) away, and Eastbourne, located roughly 22.1km (13.7miles) from Hawkhurst.

Are there white sand beaches near Hawkhurst?

There are some nice beaches in proximity to Hawkhurst. The closest one is Hastings, which is only 13.7km (8.5miles) away from Hawkhurst. Another beautiful beach near Hawkhurst is Bexhill-on-Sea, which is ca 13.8km (8.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Hawkhurst?

The sea temperature around Hawkhurst 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hawkhurst?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hawkhurst: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hawkhurst...

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