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

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

Bishopton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5029 people. The water temperature around Bishopton changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in April up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Bishopton 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 Bishopton?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Bishopton is approximately:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bishopton. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pease Bay, which is roughly 84.1km (57.2miles) away from Bishopton. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bishopton are Coldingham Bay, which is 92km (57.2miles) away, and Portballintrae, located roughly 93km (57.8miles) from Bishopton.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Bishopton. The next good one is Burntisland, which is just 50.1km (31.1miles) away from Bishopton. Another gorgeous beach near Bishopton is St Andrews Beach, which is roughly 69km (42.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bishopton?

The water temperature around Bishopton is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bishopton. Nevertheless, during spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 4-5mm 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bishopton?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer 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 Bishopton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bishopton...

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