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

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

Ardrossan is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 10000 people. The water temperature around Ardrossan has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in March up to 13.8°C (56.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ardrossan 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 Ardrossan?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Ardrossan is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ardrossan. A spot that might be worth checking out is Portballintrae, which is about 74.3km (48.1miles) away from Ardrossan. Click here for more information on Portballintrae and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ardrossan are White Rocks, which is roughly 77.5km (48.1miles) away, and East Strand, located ca 78.5km (48.8miles) from Ardrossan.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Ardrossan. One beach, which is not too far away, is Burntisland, which is only 66.9km (41.6miles) away from Ardrossan. Another beautiful beach near Ardrossan is Silloth, which is roughly 78.1km (48.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Ardrossan?

The sea temperature around Ardrossan 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ardrossan?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ardrossan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ardrossan...

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