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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alloa, United Kingdom

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

Alloa is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 18885 people. The water temperature around Alloa varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Alloa 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 Alloa?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Alloa is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Alloa?

There are not many surf spots close to Alloa. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pease Bay, which is 57.8km (41.1miles) away from Alloa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Alloa are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 66.1km (41.1miles) away, and Bamburgh, located approximately 88.1km (54.7miles) from Alloa.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Alloa. A beach that might be worth checking out is Burntisland, which is only 21.8km (13.5miles) away from Alloa. Another fun beach near Alloa is St Andrews Beach, which is ca 38.3km (23.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Alloa?

The sea temperature around Alloa is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Alloa. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alloa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Alloa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alloa...

Do you know what the the city Skala in Greece, the island Motuihe in New Zealand, and the city Alberi in Italy have in common with Alloa? Click on the links to find out...