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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Newton Mearns, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Newton Mearns...

Newton Mearns is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 23808 people. The water temperature around Newton Mearns changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in March up to 13.8°C (56.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Newton Mearns 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 Newton Mearns?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Newton Mearns is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Newton Mearns. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pease Bay, which is just 78.2km (53.3miles) away from Newton Mearns. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Newton Mearns are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 85.8km (53.3miles) away, and Portballintrae, located roughly 94.8km (58.9miles) from Newton Mearns.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Newton Mearns. A good beach nearby is Burntisland, which is just 46.8km (29.1miles) away from Newton Mearns. Another gorgeous beach near Newton Mearns is St Andrews Beach, which is roughly 69.2km (43miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Newton Mearns?

The water temperature around Newton Mearns is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Newton Mearns?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Newton Mearns: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Newton Mearns...

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