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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 surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Fraserburgh varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in February up to 12.5°C (54.4°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 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 at Fraserburgh?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Fraserburgh is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Fraserburgh. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sandend, which is just 27.6km (17.1miles) away from Fraserburgh. Click here to check out more information on Sandend and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Fraserburgh is Aberdeen, which is approximately 35.9km (22.3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Fraserburgh. The next good one is Thurso, which is 83.6km (51.9miles) away from Fraserburgh. Another fun beach near Fraserburgh is St Andrews Beach, approximately 94.1km (58.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Fraserburgh?

The sea temperature at Fraserburgh is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°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 might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Fraserburgh. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Fraserburgh?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fraserburgh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fraserburgh...

Do you know what the the city Osterby in Germany, the city Chanu in France, and the city Wierzchucino in Poland have in common with Fraserburgh? Click on the links to find out...