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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Isle of Arran, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Isle of Arran...

Isle of Arran is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5058 people. The water temperature around Isle of Arran changes slightly throughout the year. 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 Isle of Arran 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 Isle of Arran?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Isle of Arran. A spot that might be worth checking out is Portballintrae, which is about 57.8km (37.9miles) away from Isle of Arran. Click here for directions and for more information on Portballintrae and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Isle of Arran are White Rocks, which is 61km (37.9miles) away, and East Strand, located approximately 62km (38.5miles) from Isle of Arran.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Isle of Arran. A good beach nearby is Portstewart Strand, which is just 65.8km (40.9miles) away from Isle of Arran. Another beach near Isle of Arran is Culdaff, 79.5km (49.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Isle of Arran?

The water temperature around Isle of Arran 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 recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Isle of Arran. However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing near Isle of Arran?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Isle of Arran: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Isle of Arran...

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