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

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

Inverkeithing is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 5163 people. The water temperature around Inverkeithing changes slightly 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Inverkeithing 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 Inverkeithing?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Inverkeithing is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Inverkeithing. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is 41.7km (31miles) away from Inverkeithing. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Inverkeithing are Coldingham Bay, which is ca 50km (31miles) away, and Bamburgh, located approximately 71.7km (44.5miles) from Inverkeithing.

Are there sandy beaches close to Inverkeithing?

There are not too many beaches near to Inverkeithing. A beach that might be worth checking out is Burntisland, which is 6.5km (4miles) away from Inverkeithing. Another beach near Inverkeithing is St Andrews Beach, which is approximately 32km (19.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Inverkeithing?

The sea temperature around Inverkeithing 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Inverkeithing?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Inverkeithing: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Inverkeithing...

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