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

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

Eilean Dubh is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the Kyles of Bute island group. The water temperature around Eilean Dubh has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.3°F) in March up to 13.2°C (55.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Eilean Dubh 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 Dubh?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Eilean Dubh is ca:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Eilean Dubh?

There are not many surf spots close to Eilean Dubh. A spot, which is not too far away, is Lossie East Beach, which is just 47.2km (36miles) away from Eilean Dubh. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lossie East Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Eilean Dubh are Sandend, which is approximately 58km (36miles) away, and Aberdeen, located approximately 69.2km (43miles) from Eilean Dubh.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Eilean Dubh. The closest decent beach is St Andrews Beach, which is just 60.5km (37.6miles) away from Eilean Dubh. Another nice beach near Eilean Dubh is Burntisland, which is roughly 78.6km (48.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Eilean Dubh?

The sea temperature around Eilean Dubh is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Eilean Dubh. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Eilean Dubh?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Eilean Dubh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Eilean Dubh...

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