Bournemouth Sea

What can you expect from the sea water in Bournemouth?

Here in Bournemouth we have some of the most beautiful coastline in England right on our doorstep including four miles of sandy Blueflag beaches. Bournemouth and Poole combined have 8 Blue flags, more than any other resort in the UK, demonstrating the excellent water quality and beach facilities you will find on visiting Bournemouth.
The table below shows the sea temperatures you can expect to experience if you choose to take a pleasant dip in the sea during your stay.

Sea Temperature

Sea Temperature

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°F
°C

  Average Sea Temperature (°C)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
warmest ever 10.7 10.0 10.8 12.8 15.3 17.9 21.4 21.4 19.1 16.9 13.4 10.9
1 year in 10 is this warm 9.9 9.7 10.3 10.8 13.4 16.6 19.3 20.8 18.7 16.2 12.9 10.6
1 year in 5 is this warm 8.9 8.8 9.4 10.2 13.0 16.2 18.8 19.8 18.3 15.7 12.5 9.7
1 year in 2 is this warm 7.7 7.0 7.6 9.0 11.9 15.1 17.4 18.5 16.8 14.0 11.5 8.8
1 year in 5 is this cool 6.2 5.3 6.2 7.9 10.7 13.4 16.3 17.1 15.7 13.1 10.2 8.0
1 year in 10 is this cool 5.1 4.2 4.7 7.5 10.4 13.2 15.5 16.5 15.3 12.8 9.5 7.3
coolest ever 3.0 2.6 3.1 5.8 10.0 12.2 15.2 15.6 13.7 12.6 9.2 5.7

Sea Temperature Chart

  Average Sea Temperature (°F)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
warmest ever 51.3 50.0 51.4 55.0 59.5 64.2 70.5 70.5 66.4 62.4 56.1 51.6
1 year in 10 is this warm 49.8 49.5 50.5 51.4 56.1 61.9 66.7 69.4 65.7 61.2 55.2 51.1
1 year in 5 is this warm 48.0 47.8 48.9 50.4 55.4 61.2 65.8 67.6 64.9 60.3 54.5 49.5
1 year in 2 is this warm 45.9 44.6 45.7 48.2 53.4 59.2 63.3 65.3 62.2 57.2 52.7 47.8
1 year in 5 is this cool 43.2 41.5 43.2 46.2 51.3 56.1 61.3 62.8 60.3 55.6 50.4 46.4
1 year in 10 is this cool 41.2 39.6 40.5 45.5 50.7 55.8 59.9 61.7 59.5 55.0 49.1 45.1
coolest ever 37.4 36.7 37.6 42.4 50.0 54.0 59.4 60.1 56.7 54.7 48.6 42.3

Sea Temperature Chart