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

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

Great is an island in United Kingdom. It is part of the Falkland Islands island group. The water temperature around Great changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in January up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Great 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 Great?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Great is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Great. A good spot nearby is Blyth Beach, which is about 75.8km (47.6miles) away from Great. Click here for more information on Blyth Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Great are Tynemouth Longsands, which is ca 76.6km (47.6miles) away, and South Shields, located roughly 77km (47.8miles) from Great.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Great. One beach, which is not too far away, is Silloth, which is 12.3km (7.7miles) away from Great. Another gorgeous beach near Great is Saltcoats, which is ca 24.2km (15.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Great?

The sea temperature around Great is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Great. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 Great?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Great: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Great...

Do you know what the the city Santa Justina in the Philippines, the city Glenwood Landing in the United States, and the city Blean in the United Kingdom have in common with Great? Click on the links to find out...