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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Helliar Holm, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Helliar Holm...

Helliar Holm is an island in United Kingdom. It is part of the Orkney Islands island group. The water temperature around Helliar Holm changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.3°F) in March up to 12.8°C (55°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Helliar Holm 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 Helliar Holm?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Helliar Holm is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Helliar Holm. The next good one is Thurso East, which is 36.3km (22.8miles) away from Helliar Holm. Click here for directions and for more information on Thurso East and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Helliar Holm are Thurso beach, which is approximately 36.7km (22.8miles) away, and Sandwood Bay, located approximately 84.5km (52.5miles) from Helliar Holm.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Helliar Holm?

Not many beaches are located near to Helliar Holm. One that might be worth checking out is Thurso, which is almost 37.1km (23.1miles) away from Helliar Holm. If you have some extra time, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, which is 179.1km (111.3miles) away from Helliar Holm.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Helliar Holm?

The sea temperature around Helliar Holm is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Helliar Holm?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Helliar Holm: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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