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

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

Falkirk is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 32479 people. The water temperature around Falkirk has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Falkirk 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 Falkirk?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Falkirk is about:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Falkirk?

There are not many surf spots close to Falkirk. The closest decent spot is Pease Bay, which is roughly 56.4km (40.1miles) away from Falkirk. Click here to check out more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Falkirk are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 64.6km (40.1miles) away, and Bamburgh, located approximately 85.1km (52.9miles) from Falkirk.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Falkirk?

There are not too many beaches close to Falkirk. The next good one is Burntisland, which is only 21.6km (13.4miles) away from Falkirk. Another nice beach near Falkirk is St Andrews Beach, ca 43.1km (26.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Falkirk?

The sea temperature around Falkirk is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Falkirk. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Falkirk?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. 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 go up to 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Falkirk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Falkirk...

Do you know what the the city Malvagna in Italy, the city Bel Air Riviere Seche in Mauritius, and the city Taupont in France have in common with Falkirk? Click on the links to find out...