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

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

Lochmaben is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1910 people. The water temperature around Lochmaben varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in January up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Lochmaben 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 Lochmaben?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Lochmaben is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Lochmaben. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pease Bay, which is 70.1km (45.5miles) away from Lochmaben. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lochmaben are Coldingham Bay, which is 73.2km (45.5miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 75.2km (46.7miles) from Lochmaben.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Lochmaben. A beach that might be worth checking out is Silloth, which is only 18.2km (11.3miles) away from Lochmaben. Another fun beach near Lochmaben is Saltcoats, which is roughly 53.1km (33miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lochmaben?

The sea temperature around Lochmaben is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Lochmaben. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 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 very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Lochmaben?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lochmaben: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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