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

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

Muirhead is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1542 people. The water temperature around Muirhead changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in March up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Muirhead 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 Muirhead?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Muirhead is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close to Muirhead?

There are not too many surf spots close to Muirhead. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is just 48.4km (34.5miles) away from Muirhead. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Muirhead are Coldingham Bay, which is 55.5km (34.5miles) away, and Nigg Bay, located ca 57.8km (35.9miles) from Muirhead.

Are there nice beaches near Muirhead?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Muirhead. A good beach nearby is St Andrews Beach, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Muirhead. Another beach near Muirhead is Burntisland, approximately 31.2km (19.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Muirhead?

The water temperature around Muirhead 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 required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Muirhead. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (42°F). During this season, 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 good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Muirhead?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. 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 range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Muirhead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Muirhead...

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