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

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

Hamilton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 47615 people. The water temperature around Hamilton changes moderately year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hamilton 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 Hamilton?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Hamilton is approximately:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Hamilton. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is just 66.8km (46.1miles) away from Hamilton. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hamilton are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 74.2km (46.1miles) away, and Bamburgh, located 91.1km (56.6miles) from Hamilton.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Hamilton. The closest decent beach is Burntisland, which is only 36.9km (22.9miles) away from Hamilton. Another gorgeous beach near Hamilton is Dunbar, approximately 58.4km (36.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Hamilton?

The water temperature around Hamilton 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 required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hamilton?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change 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. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hamilton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hamilton...

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