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

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

Fraserburgh is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 12249 people. The water temperature around Fraserburgh has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.8°C (42.4°F) in March up to 12.6°C (54.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fraserburgh 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 Fraserburgh?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Fraserburgh is approximately:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Fraserburgh. A spot that might be worth checking out is Fraserburgh, which is roughly 0.9km (16.7miles) away from Fraserburgh. Click here to check out more information on Fraserburgh and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fraserburgh are Sandend, which is 26.8km (16.7miles) away, and Aberdeen, located ca 36.2km (22.5miles) from Fraserburgh.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Fraserburgh. The next good one is Thurso, which is only 82.8km (51.4miles) away from Fraserburgh. Another nice beach near Fraserburgh is St Andrews Beach, which is roughly 94.1km (58.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Fraserburgh?

The water temperature around Fraserburgh 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fraserburgh. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fraserburgh?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fraserburgh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fraserburgh...

Do you know what the the city Vallromanes in Spain, the geo Bonnecamps Canyon , and the city Marigny in France have in common with Fraserburgh? Click on the links to find out...