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Weather Camber Sands

Last updated:

24 Oct

Local Time: 23:02 BST UK Time: 23:02 BST
59°F
(15°C)
West 2mph
(4kmh)
  • Sunrise 07:34
  • Sunset 17:45
  • Moonrise 08:00
  • Moonset 18:11
Temp feels like: 59°F (15°C)
Length of Day: 7h 59m
Humidity: 82 %
Dew Point: 50°F (10°C)
Pressure: 29.95 " (1014 hpa)
Visiblity: 6 miles (10 km)

Average for October: 54°F (12°C)

  • Sat 25 Oct
    63°F (17°C)
    Night
    52°F (11°C)
  • Sun 26 Oct
    59°F (15°C)
    Night
    55°F (13°C)
  • Mon 27 Oct
    59°F (15°C)
    Night
    55°F (13°C)
  • Tue 28 Oct
    61°F (16°C)
    Night
    55°F (13°C)
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Weather Overview for Camber Sands

Camber Sands is a beautiful beach in the village of Camber situated on the coast of East Sussex in the UK. Camber Sands is the only sand dune system in East Sussex and is located east of the estuary of the River Rother at Rye Bay. The stunning beach stretches for five miles, and as well as featuring pristine clean golden sands, boasts scenic dunes. What helps these dunes from moving and burying the village of Camber is the blend of plants and the traditional chestnut fences around the beach area and the size of these dunes rises every year.

These dunes also provide a natural safety to the Camber village from floods due to their magnificent size that looms over the village. Being the only sand dune development in the East Sussex, these sand dunes are the most iconic part of the Camber Sands. These dunes are also an important natural habitat and precious haven for a wide variety of flora and fauna.


Nestled in 1066 country, and only a short drive away from London, Camber Sands is set among the historical towns of Battle, Hastings and Rye to the west and Folkestone and Dover to the East. A popular holiday destination, Camber Sands is the perfect place for a family picnic, sunbathing, an invigorating swim, horse riding, bird watching, and loads more. When the tide is low, the sea retreats to a half mile leaving shallow pools of water ideal for keeping little ones amused for hours.

Camber Sands is also a great place for kite boarding, windsurfing and kite surfing. Because of Camber’s long sandy beach and shallow natural tide the surfing facilities are very safe and ideal for beginners and experts alike. Camber Sands is rated as one of the best places in the UK for kitesurfing thanks to the region’s relatively mild weather and smooth winds and miles of open sand. It also attracts a large number of surfers every year.

Climate 

Camber Sands is a place that can be visited throughout the year as each season offers different weather to enjoy. Camber Sands has a maritime-temperate climate moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic. Enjoying four distinct seasons, Camber Sands has warm, mild spring and summer seasons and relatively chilly and rather wet autumn and winter seasons; the latter sometimes receiving very cold temperatures and snow.

Summer

During the summer and spring season, Camber Sands enjoys around 9 – 11 and 9 – 10 hours of sun a day, respectively. This lovely weather lends itself to enjoying the local flower display, Rye in Bloom. The beach starts to get busy as the weather improves and people flock to the sands to enjoy a plethora of fun water sports; kite-surfing and buggying is only available at the east end of the beach.

During this season the average temperatures reach the high of 18C, while the average minimum temperature at night drops down to 13C. Number of rainfall days in this season averages around 10 – 12 days, the average precipitation amount is 0mm while the seawater temperature averages around 14C. The sun will shine for a daily average of 11 hours a day.

Autumn

Autumn is an enchanting time in Camber Sands – the beach is tranquil, the weather can still be extremely pleasant with 6 hours of daily sunshine to enjoy. The seawater temperature may call for a wetsuit at 16°C. The average high temperature during this season reaches 18C while the minimum temperature at night goes down to 6C. Number of rainfall days averages around 12 – 15 days, the average precipitation amount is 2 mm.

Winter

As the winter season sets in the Camber Sands, the beach takes on a deserted, bleak beauty and the sea – now ranges from a chilly 8-11°C - is for the brave only! During the winter season the average high temperature is 7C while the average minimum temperature at night drops down to 4C. Number of rainfall days in this season averages around 11 – 14 days, the average precipitation amount is 0mm while the sun is expected to put its hat on for just 4 hours a day.

 


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