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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shoreham-by-Sea...

Shoreham-by-Sea is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 19175 people. The water temperature around Shoreham-by-Sea changes significantly year round. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Shoreham-by-Sea 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 Shoreham-by-Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Shoreham-by-Sea is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Shoreham-by-Sea. The nearest one is Hot pipe, which is only 2km (1.3miles) away from Shoreham-by-Sea. Click here for directions and for more information on Hot pipe and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Shoreham-by-Sea are Shoreham, which is approximately 2.1km (1.3miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located 5.4km (3.3miles) from Shoreham-by-Sea.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Shoreham-by-Sea. The closest one is Worthing, which is only 4.4km (2.8miles) away from Shoreham-by-Sea. Another gorgeous beach near Shoreham-by-Sea is Brighton, which is roughly 6km (3.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Shoreham-by-Sea?

The water temperature around Shoreham-by-Sea 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Shoreham-by-Sea. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shoreham-by-Sea?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Shoreham-by-Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shoreham-by-Sea...

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