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

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

Dunbar is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 6414 people. The water temperature around Dunbar has average variability 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 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 Dunbar 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 Dunbar?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Dunbar. The closest one is Pease Bay, which is only 8.4km (10.3miles) away from Dunbar. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Dunbar are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 16.6km (10.3miles) away, and Bamburgh, located ca 41.1km (25.5miles) from Dunbar.

Are there beaches close to Dunbar?

There are not too many beaches near to Dunbar. One beach, which is not too far away, is Dunbar, which is only 2.8km (1.7miles) away from Dunbar. Another beautiful beach near Dunbar is North Berwick, which is approximately 25.4km (15.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Dunbar?

The sea temperature around Dunbar 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 5/4 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 good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Dunbar?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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 summer when water temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dunbar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dunbar...

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