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

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

Fairlie is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1568 people. The water temperature around Fairlie has slight 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 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 Fairlie 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 Fairlie?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Fairlie is ca:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Fairlie. The closest decent spot is Portballintrae, which is roughly 75.8km (49.1miles) away from Fairlie. Click here for more information on Portballintrae and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Fairlie are White Rocks, which is 79km (49.1miles) away, and East Strand, located ca 79.9km (49.7miles) from Fairlie.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Fairlie?

There are not many beaches near to Fairlie. The next good one is Burntisland, which is 66km (41miles) away from Fairlie. Another beautiful beach near Fairlie is Portstewart Strand, 83.9km (52.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Fairlie?

The sea temperature around Fairlie 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 a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fairlie. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine 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 have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Fairlie?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fairlie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fairlie...

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