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

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

Biggar is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2120 people. The water temperature around Biggar changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Biggar 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 Biggar?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Biggar is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Biggar. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is just 50.7km (35.4miles) away from Biggar. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Biggar are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 57km (35.4miles) away, and Bamburgh, located approximately 70.3km (43.6miles) from Biggar.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Biggar. The closest decent beach is Burntisland, which is 32.4km (20.2miles) away from Biggar. Another beach near Biggar is Dunbar, which is approximately 44.2km (27.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Biggar?

The sea temperature around Biggar 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 required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Biggar. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Biggar?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Biggar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Biggar...

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