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

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

Auchtermuchty is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2023 people. The water temperature around Auchtermuchty varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in March 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 Auchtermuchty 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 Auchtermuchty?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Auchtermuchty is about:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Auchtermuchty?

There are not many surf spots close to Auchtermuchty. The closest decent spot is Pease Bay, which is 42.8km (31.6miles) away from Auchtermuchty. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Auchtermuchty are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 50.9km (31.6miles) away, and Nigg Bay, located approximately 73km (45.3miles) from Auchtermuchty.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Auchtermuchty?

There are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to Auchtermuchty. The closest one is St Andrews Beach, which is just 14km (8.7miles) away from Auchtermuchty. Another beach near Auchtermuchty is Burntisland, which is approximately 16.1km (10miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Auchtermuchty?

The sea temperature around Auchtermuchty 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm 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 windy 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 Auchtermuchty?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Auchtermuchty: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Auchtermuchty...

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