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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near East Kilbride, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about East Kilbride...

East Kilbride is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 74231 people. The water temperature around East Kilbride has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in March up to 13.8°C (56.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since East Kilbride 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 East Kilbride?

The current water temperature in the month of May near East Kilbride is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near East Kilbride?

There are not too many surf spots close to East Kilbride. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is just 72.3km (49.6miles) away from East Kilbride. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near East Kilbride are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 79.8km (49.6miles) away, and Bamburgh, located ca 96.6km (60miles) from East Kilbride.

Are there beautiful beaches near East Kilbride?

No, there are not too many beaches near to East Kilbride. The closest decent beach is Burntisland, which is just 41.7km (25.9miles) away from East Kilbride. Another beautiful beach near East Kilbride is Dunbar, ca 63.8km (39.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for East Kilbride?

The water temperature around East Kilbride is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 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 . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In 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 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to East Kilbride?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to East Kilbride: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about East Kilbride...

Do you know what the the city Mezzana Bigli in Italy, the city Alastaro in Finland, and the city Babah Rot in Indonesia have in common with East Kilbride? Click on the links to find out...