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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near New Milton, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about New Milton...

New Milton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 23753 people. The water temperature around New Milton changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since New Milton 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 New Milton?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near New Milton is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to New Milton. The nearest one is Highcliffe, which is only 1.9km (3.7miles) away from New Milton. Click here for more information on Highcliffe and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near New Milton are Southbourne, which is ca 5.9km (3.7miles) away, and Boscombe Pier, located ca 8.2km (5.1miles) from New Milton.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches close to New Milton. The nearest one is Barton-on-Sea, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away from New Milton. Another gorgeous beach near New Milton is Southbourne, which is roughly 6km (3.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for New Milton?

The water temperature around New Milton 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around New Milton. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near New Milton?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to New Milton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about New Milton...

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