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

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

Grunay is an island in United Kingdom. It is located in the Out Skerries island group. The water temperature around Grunay changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44°F) in March up to 12.4°C (54.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Grunay 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 Grunay?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Grunay is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Grunay. A good spot nearby is Thurso East, which is more than 160.5km (99.7miles) away from Grunay. Click here for more information on Thurso East and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Fraserburgh, which is approximately 195km (121.1miles) away from Grunay. Another good surfspot is Fraserburgh, located 195km (121.1miles) from Grunay.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Grunay. The next good one is Thurso, which is almost 161.3km (100.2miles) away from Grunay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, which is 288.6km (179.3miles) away from Grunay.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Grunay?

The water temperature around Grunay 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 recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Grunay. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Grunay?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically 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 Grunay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Grunay...

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