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

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

Kinghorn is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 2776 people. The water temperature around Kinghorn has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kinghorn 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 Kinghorn?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Kinghorn is about:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Kinghorn. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is about 34km (26.3miles) away from Kinghorn. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kinghorn are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 42.3km (26.3miles) away, and Bamburgh, located approximately 65.1km (40.5miles) from Kinghorn.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Kinghorn. A good beach nearby is Burntisland, which is just 2.3km (1.5miles) away from Kinghorn. Another beautiful beach near Kinghorn is Dunbar, approximately 24.3km (15.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Kinghorn?

The sea temperature around Kinghorn 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 more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kinghorn. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 near Kinghorn?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when 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 Kinghorn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kinghorn...

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