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

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

Buckie is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 7860 people. The water temperature around Buckie changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.8°C (42.5°F) in March up to 12.8°C (55°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Buckie 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 Buckie?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Buckie is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near Buckie?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Buckie. The closest one is Sandend, which is 8.1km (7.4miles) away from Buckie. Click here for directions and for more information on Sandend and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Buckie are Lossie East Beach, which is ca 12km (7.4miles) away, and Fraserburgh, located approximately 35.7km (22.2miles) from Buckie.

Are there beautiful beaches near Buckie?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Buckie. A beach that might be worth checking out is Thurso, which is just 66.6km (41.3miles) away from Buckie. Another beach near Buckie is St Andrews Beach, which is roughly 86km (53.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Buckie?

The water temperature around Buckie is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Buckie. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 close to Buckie?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Buckie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Buckie...

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