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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near North Queensferry, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about North Queensferry...

North Queensferry is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 1112 people. The water temperature around North Queensferry varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since North Queensferry 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 North Queensferry?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near North Queensferry is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to North Queensferry. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pease Bay, which is roughly 41.3km (30.8miles) away from North Queensferry. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near North Queensferry are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 49.5km (30.8miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 70.9km (44miles) from North Queensferry.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to North Queensferry. The next good one is Burntisland, which is just 7km (4.3miles) away from North Queensferry. Another fun beach near North Queensferry is Dunbar, which is approximately 31.8km (19.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for North Queensferry?

The sea temperature around North Queensferry 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near North Queensferry?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to North Queensferry: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about North Queensferry...

Do you know what the the city Trambalan in Indonesia, the city Taastrup in Denmark, and the city Guanyinsi in China have in common with North Queensferry? Click on the links to find out...