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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Largs, England

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

Largs is a beach in England. The water temperature around Largs varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Largs 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 at Largs?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Largs is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Largs. The closest decent spot is Seaton Carew, which is about 81.6km (51.7miles) away from Largs. Click here for more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Largs are Saltburn, which is 83.3km (51.7miles) away, and Staithes, located approximately 87.6km (54.4miles) from Largs.

Are there any other nice beaches located close to Largs?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Largs. The nearest one is Saundersfoot, which is 8.6km (5.3miles) away from Largs. Another good beach near Largs is Preston, which is roughly 10.5km (6.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Largs?

The water temperature at Largs is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Largs. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some 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 better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Largs?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Largs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Largs...

Do you know what the the city Samtens in Germany, the city La Foret-Fouesnant in France, and the city Falze di Piave in Italy have in common with Largs? Click on the links to find out...