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

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

Isle of North Uist is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1271 people. The water temperature around Isle of North Uist has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.4°F) in May up to 14.2°C (57.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table 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 North Uist 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 North Uist?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Isle of North Uist is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Isle of North Uist?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Isle of North Uist. A good spot nearby is Sandwood Bay, which is almost 104.7km (65.1miles) away from Isle of North Uist. Click here for more information on Sandwood Bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Thurso beach, which is ca 153.9km (95.6miles) away from Isle of North Uist. Another good surfspot is Thurso beach, located roughly 153.9km (95.6miles) from Isle of North Uist.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Isle of North Uist. The closest decent beach is Thurso, which is 153.5km (95.3miles) away from Isle of North Uist. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Culdaff, which is roughly 160.5km (99.7miles) away from Isle of North Uist.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Isle of North Uist?

The sea temperature around Isle of North Uist is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 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 scuba diving around Isle of North Uist. However, during April, May, and June, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (44°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 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 recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Isle of North Uist?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout 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 April, May, and June. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Isle of North Uist: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Isle of North Uist...

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