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

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

Seaford is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 22338 people. The water temperature around Seaford changes moderately throughout the year. 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 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 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 near Seaford?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Seaford is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near Seaford?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Seaford. The nearest one is Birling gap, which is only 4.7km (5miles) away from Seaford. Click here for directions and for more information on Birling gap and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Seaford are Eastbourne, which is ca 8.1km (5miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 11.7km (7.3miles) from Seaford.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches close to Seaford. The closest one is Seaford, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Seaford. Another fun beach near Seaford is Eastbourne, which is ca 8.2km (5.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Seaford?

The water temperature around 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly 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 close to Seaford?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range 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.

Some fun facts about Seaford...

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