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

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

Northiam is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 1838 people. The water temperature around Northiam has extreme variability year round. 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 Northiam 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 Northiam?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Northiam is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Northiam. The closest one is Hastings pier, which is only 9.9km (6.5miles) away from Northiam. Click here to check out more information on Hastings pier and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Northiam are Stamco, which is ca 10.4km (6.5miles) away, and Eastbourne, located approximately 21.1km (13.1miles) from Northiam.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Northiam?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Northiam. The nearest one is Hastings, which is just 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Northiam. Another nice beach near Northiam is Camber Sands, which is 9.9km (6.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Northiam?

The sea temperature around Northiam 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Northiam. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Northiam?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Northiam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Northiam...

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