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

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

Dalkeith is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 11502 people. The water temperature around Dalkeith has moderate variability during 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dalkeith 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 Dalkeith?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Dalkeith is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close to Dalkeith?

There are not too many surf spots close to Dalkeith. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pease Bay, which is 28.6km (22.6miles) away from Dalkeith. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Dalkeith are Coldingham Bay, which is ca 36.3km (22.6miles) away, and Bamburgh, located 56.2km (34.9miles) from Dalkeith.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Dalkeith. One beach, which is not too far away, is Burntisland, which is just 13.1km (8.1miles) away from Dalkeith. Another beautiful beach near Dalkeith is Dunbar, roughly 20.1km (12.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dalkeith?

The water temperature around Dalkeith 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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Dalkeith. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Dalkeith?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dalkeith: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dalkeith...

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