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

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

Southbourne is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Southbourne varies extremely 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 interactive table 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 May at Southbourne is ca:
9°C (49°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Southbourne?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Southbourne. The closest one is Boscombe Pier, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Southbourne. Click here to check out more information on Boscombe Pier and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Southbourne is Bournemouth Pier, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Southbourne?

There are some nice beaches in proximity to Southbourne. The nearest one is Southbourne, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Southbourne. Another good beach near Southbourne is Bournemouth Beach, which is ca 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Southbourne?

The sea 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Southbourne?

Due to significant 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 January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature 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.

Fun facts about Southbourne...

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