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

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

Lancing is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 18692 people. The water temperature around Lancing varies dramatically during the year. 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 Lancing 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 Lancing?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Lancing is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Lancing. The closest one is Hot pipe, which is just 4.1km (2.6miles) away from Lancing. Click here to check out more information on Hot pipe and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Lancing are Shoreham, which is 4.1km (2.6miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located roughly 7.4km (4.6miles) from Lancing.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Lancing?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches near to Lancing. The nearest one is Worthing, which is only 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Lancing. Another good beach near Lancing is Goring-by-Sea, which is 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Lancing?

The water temperature around Lancing 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Lancing. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 4-5mm 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 amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lancing?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit 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. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lancing: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lancing...

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