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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Girvan, England

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

Girvan is a beach in England. The water temperature around Girvan has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°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 Girvan 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 Girvan?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Girvan is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near Girvan?

There are not too many surf spots close to Girvan. The closest decent spot is Cayton Bay, which is 38km (23.7miles) away from Girvan. Click here to check out more information on Cayton Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Girvan are South Bay, which is 38.1km (23.7miles) away, and North bay, located approximately 38.4km (23.9miles) from Girvan.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Girvan. A beach that might be worth checking out is Dunoon, which is 27.6km (17.1miles) away from Girvan. Another nice beach near Girvan is Helensburgh, which is 30.1km (18.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Girvan?

The water temperature at Girvan 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Girvan. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Girvan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Girvan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Girvan...

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