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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Eilean Buidhe, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Eilean Buidhe...

Eilean Buidhe is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the Burnt Islands island group. The water temperature around Eilean Buidhe changes slightly year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Eilean Buidhe 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 Eilean Buidhe?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Eilean Buidhe is ca:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Eilean Buidhe. A spot that might be worth checking out is Portballintrae, which is about 65.3km (42.4miles) away from Eilean Buidhe. Click here for more information on Portballintrae and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Eilean Buidhe are White Rocks, which is ca 68.3km (42.4miles) away, and East Strand, located approximately 69km (42.9miles) from Eilean Buidhe.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Eilean Buidhe. A good beach nearby is Portstewart Strand, which is only 72.9km (45.3miles) away from Eilean Buidhe. Another gorgeous beach near Eilean Buidhe is Burntisland, 82km (50.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Eilean Buidhe?

The sea temperature around Eilean Buidhe 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 4-5mm 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 Eilean Buidhe?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Eilean Buidhe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Eilean Buidhe...

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