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

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

Galston is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 4902 people. The water temperature around Galston varies slightly during 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 Galston 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 Galston?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Galston is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Galston?

There are not many surf spots close to Galston. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is 82.5km (55.2miles) away from Galston. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Galston are Portballintrae, which is 88.8km (55.2miles) away, and Coldingham Bay, located approximately 89.5km (55.6miles) from Galston.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Galston. A beach that might be worth checking out is Burntisland, which is only 54.4km (33.8miles) away from Galston. Another fun beach near Galston is Silloth, which is approximately 64.2km (39.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Galston?

The sea temperature around Galston 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Galston. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 close to Galston?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. 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 temperatures go up to 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 Galston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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