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

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

Gullane is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2133 people. The water temperature around Gullane changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°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 Gullane 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 Gullane?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Gullane is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Gullane. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is roughly 20.5km (17.9miles) away from Gullane. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gullane are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 28.8km (17.9miles) away, and Bamburgh, located 52.4km (32.5miles) from Gullane.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches near to Gullane. The nearest one is Dunbar, which is 10.8km (6.7miles) away from Gullane. Another good beach near Gullane is Burntisland, which is roughly 15.7km (9.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Gullane?

The water temperature around Gullane is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gullane?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Gullane: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gullane...

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