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

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

Southsea is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 18514 people. The water temperature around Southsea varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.7°F) in March up to 17°C (62.5°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 Southsea 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 Southsea?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Southsea is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Southsea. The nearest one is West Wittering, which is just 7.7km (5.8miles) away from Southsea. Click here to check out more information on West Wittering and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Southsea are East Witterings, which is approximately 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and Bracklesham Bay, located 10.1km (6.3miles) from Southsea.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches close to Southsea. The nearest one is Southsea, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Southsea. Another beach near Southsea is The Fleets Beaches, which is roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Southsea?

The water temperature around Southsea 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Southsea?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Southsea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Southsea...

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