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

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

Huney is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the Shetland Islands island group. The water temperature around Huney varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in March up to 12.5°C (54.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Huney 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 Huney?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Huney is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Huney. The next good one is Thurso East, which is 176.5km (109.6miles) away from Huney. Click here for directions and for more information on Thurso East and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ervika, which is ca 214.6km (133.3miles) away from Huney. Another good surfspot is Ervika, located roughly 214.6km (133.3miles) from Huney.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Huney. A beach, which is not too far away, is Thurso, which is almost 177.3km (110.1miles) away from Huney. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, which is roughly 308.6km (191.7miles) away from Huney.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Huney?

The sea temperature around Huney 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Huney. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 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 diving and fishing near Huney?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. 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 like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Huney: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Huney...

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