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

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

Brora is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1095 people. The water temperature around Brora changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.3°F) in March up to 13.2°C (55.7°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 Brora 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 Brora?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Brora is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Brora. The next good one is Lossie East Beach, which is 29.3km (26.4miles) away from Brora. Click here for more information on Lossie East Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Brora are Thurso beach, which is approximately 42.5km (26.4miles) away, and Thurso East, located roughly 42.8km (26.6miles) from Brora.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Brora?

No, not many beaches are located near to Brora. The closest decent beach is Thurso, which is more than 42km (26.1miles) away from Brora. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, which is approximately 114.2km (71miles) away from Brora.

What wetsuit is recommended for Brora?

The water temperature around Brora is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to roughly 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Brora?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Brora: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Brora...

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