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

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

Lockerbie is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 3985 people. The water temperature around Lockerbie has moderate variability throughout 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 (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Lockerbie 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 Lockerbie?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Lockerbie is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Lockerbie?

There are not many surf spots close to Lockerbie. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is 68.5km (44.3miles) away from Lockerbie. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Lockerbie are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 71.3km (44.3miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 72.4km (45miles) from Lockerbie.

Are there sandy beaches near Lockerbie?

There are not too many beaches near to Lockerbie. A beach that might be worth checking out is Silloth, which is just 17.6km (11miles) away from Lockerbie. Another nice beach near Lockerbie is Saltcoats, 52.7km (32.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Lockerbie?

The sea temperature around Lockerbie 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Lockerbie. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 close to Lockerbie?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lockerbie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Lockerbie...

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