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

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

East Strand is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around East Strand has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in April up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since East Strand 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 at East Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of May at East Strand is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to East Strand. The closest one is West Strand, which is just 0.8km (0.5miles) away from East Strand. Click here for directions and for more information on West Strand and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near East Strand is White Rocks, which is 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to East Strand. The next good one is Portstewart Strand, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from East Strand. Another beautiful beach near East Strand is Culdaff, roughly 21.3km (13.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for East Strand?

The sea temperature at East Strand is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°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 extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near East Strand?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to East Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about East Strand...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Jean-de-Vedas in France, the city Cirangkong in Indonesia, and the city Allonne in France have in common with East Strand? Click on the links to find out...