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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Byfleet, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Byfleet...

West Byfleet is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5054 people. The water temperature around West Byfleet changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°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 West Byfleet 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 West Byfleet?

The current water temperature in the month of February near West Byfleet is ca:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to West Byfleet?

There are not many surf spots close to West Byfleet. The closest decent spot is Shoreham, which is 37.2km (23.1miles) away from West Byfleet. Click here for directions and for more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near West Byfleet are Hot pipe, which is ca 37.3km (23.1miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located roughly 38.9km (24.2miles) from West Byfleet.

Are there white sand beaches close to West Byfleet?

There are several other beautiful beaches in close proximity to West Byfleet. The closest one is Fairbourne, which is 4.8km (3miles) away from West Byfleet. Another beautiful beach near West Byfleet is Milford Haven, which is approximately 11km (6.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for West Byfleet?

The sea temperature around West Byfleet 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around West Byfleet. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to West Byfleet?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Byfleet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Byfleet...

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