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

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

Brechin is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6977 people. The water temperature around Brechin changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.2°F) in March up to 12.7°C (54.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Brechin 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 Brechin?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Brechin is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Brechin. A spot that might be worth checking out is Nigg Bay, which is 35.8km (23miles) away from Brechin. Click here for more information on Nigg Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Brechin are Aberdeen, which is ca 37km (23miles) away, and Pease Bay, located approximately 56.5km (35.1miles) from Brechin.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Brechin. One beach, which is not too far away, is St Andrews Beach, which is 23.8km (14.8miles) away from Brechin. Another gorgeous beach near Brechin is Burntisland, which is approximately 51.4km (31.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Brechin?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Brechin?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Brechin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Brechin...

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