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

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

West Wittering is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around West Wittering changes 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 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 Wittering 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 West Wittering?

The current water temperature in the month of July at West Wittering is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to West Wittering. The closest one is East Witterings, which is 1.7km (1.1miles) away from West Wittering. Click here for more information on East Witterings and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near West Wittering is Bracklesham Bay, which is approximately 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches located close to West Wittering?

There are a few nice beaches in close proximity to West Wittering. The nearest one is The Fleets Beaches, which is 3.4km (2.1miles) away from West Wittering. Another nice beach near West Wittering is Southsea, which is roughly 7.6km (4.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for West Wittering?

The sea temperature at West Wittering 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 be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at West Wittering. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near West Wittering?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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 typically change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Wittering: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Wittering...

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