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

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

Bigga is an island in United Kingdom. It is located in the Shetland Islands island group. The water temperature around Bigga has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.6°F) in February up to 11.8°C (53.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bigga 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 Bigga?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Bigga is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Bigga. The next good one is Thurso East, which is almost 155.1km (96.3miles) away from Bigga. Click here for more information on Thurso East and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Sandwood Bay, which is 194km (120.5miles) away from Bigga. Another fun surfspot is Sandwood Bay, located approximately 194km (120.5miles) from Bigga.

Are there nice beaches close to Bigga?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Bigga. The next good beach is Thurso, which is more than 155.9km (96.8miles) away from Bigga. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit St Andrews Beach, approximately 288.9km (179.4miles) away from Bigga.

What wetsuit do I need for Bigga?

The average water temperature around Bigga is definitely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with very little variations during the year. That is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Bigga. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bigga?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Bigga are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 7 and 12°C (44-53°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bigga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bigga...

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