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

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

Cowdenbeath is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 11350 people. The water temperature around Cowdenbeath changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cowdenbeath 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 Cowdenbeath?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Cowdenbeath is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Cowdenbeath?

There are not many surf spots close to Cowdenbeath. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is roughly 41.1km (30.7miles) away from Cowdenbeath. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cowdenbeath are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 49.4km (30.7miles) away, and Bamburgh, located ca 72.3km (44.9miles) from Cowdenbeath.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Cowdenbeath. The next good one is Burntisland, which is just 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Cowdenbeath. Another beach near Cowdenbeath is St Andrews Beach, ca 26.3km (16.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Cowdenbeath?

The sea temperature around Cowdenbeath 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 required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°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 people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cowdenbeath?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cowdenbeath: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cowdenbeath...

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