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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ardintoul

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

Ardintoul is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Ardintoul varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ardintoul 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 Ardintoul?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Ardintoul is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Ardintoul?

There are not too many surf spots close to Ardintoul. The closest decent spot is Sandwood Bay, which is about 91km (56.7miles) away from Ardintoul. Click here to check out more information on Sandwood Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ardintoul are Lossie East Beach, which is approximately 91.3km (56.7miles) away, and Sandend, located 109.4km (67.9miles) from Ardintoul.

Are there beaches near Ardintoul?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Ardintoul. The closest decent one is St Andrews Beach, which is almost 115.5km (71.7miles) away from Ardintoul. If you have some extra time, you can also try Thurso, which is approximately 118.8km (73.8miles) away from Ardintoul.

What wetsuit is needed for Ardintoul?

The water temperature at Ardintoul is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ardintoul?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ardintoul: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ardintoul...

Do you know what the the city Fjerritslev in Denmark, the city Quequena in Peru, and the city Grange-over-Sands in United Kingdom have in common with Ardintoul? Click on the links to find out...