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

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

Worthing is a beach in England. The water temperature around Worthing changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Worthing 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 Worthing?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Worthing is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Worthing. The nearest one is Hot pipe, which is 6.3km (3.9miles) away from Worthing. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hot pipe and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Worthing are Shoreham, which is 6.4km (3.9miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located 9.6km (6miles) from Worthing.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several beaches in close proximity to Worthing. The closest one is Goring-by-Sea, which is only 2.2km (1.3miles) away from Worthing. Another gorgeous beach near Worthing is Littlehampton, which is ca 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Worthing?

The sea temperature at Worthing is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm 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 diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Worthing?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 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 Worthing: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Worthing...

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