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

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

Southbourne is a beach in England. The water temperature around Southbourne varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in February up to 17.3°C (63.1°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 Southbourne 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 Southbourne?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Southbourne is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close to Southbourne?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Southbourne. The nearest one is Southbourne, which is 0.5km (1.4miles) away from Southbourne. Click here for more information on Southbourne and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Southbourne are Boscombe Pier, which is approximately 2.2km (1.4miles) away, and Bournemouth Pier, located 3.6km (2.2miles) from Southbourne.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Southbourne. The nearest one is Bournemouth Beach, which is only 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Southbourne. Another good beach near Southbourne is Bournemouth, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Southbourne?

The water temperature at Southbourne is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Southbourne?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 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 Southbourne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Southbourne...

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