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

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

Campbeltown is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 4939 people. The water temperature around Campbeltown changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.6°C (43.9°F) in April up to 13.1°C (55.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Campbeltown 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 Campbeltown?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Campbeltown is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Campbeltown?

There are not many surf spots close to Campbeltown. The next good one is Portballintrae, which is 39.2km (26.3miles) away from Campbeltown. Click here for directions and for more information on Portballintrae and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Campbeltown are White Rocks, which is roughly 42.4km (26.3miles) away, and East Strand, located ca 43.5km (27miles) from Campbeltown.

Are there white sand beaches close to Campbeltown?

There are not too many beaches near to Campbeltown. A beach that might be worth checking out is Portstewart Strand, which is only 47.3km (29.4miles) away from Campbeltown. Another gorgeous beach near Campbeltown is Culdaff, which is approximately 62.1km (38.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Campbeltown?

The sea temperature around Campbeltown is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°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 extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Campbeltown?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Campbeltown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Campbeltown...

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