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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Seaford, England

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

Seaford is a beach in England. The water temperature around Seaford changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Seaford 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 Seaford?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Seaford is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Seaford. The closest one is Birling gap, which is only 4.8km (5.1miles) away from Seaford. Click here for more information on Birling gap and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Seaford are Eastbourne, which is 8.2km (5.1miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located 11.6km (7.2miles) from Seaford.

Are there any other beaches located close to Seaford?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches close to Seaford. The nearest one is Eastbourne, which is 8.3km (5.1miles) away from Seaford. Another beautiful beach near Seaford is Brighton, which is approximately 10.9km (6.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Seaford?

The water temperature at Seaford 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 Seaford?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Seaford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Seaford...

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