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

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

Pencaitland is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1671 people. The water temperature around Pencaitland changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pencaitland 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 Pencaitland?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Pencaitland is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Pencaitland. The closest decent spot is Pease Bay, which is about 21.8km (18.4miles) away from Pencaitland. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Pencaitland are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 29.6km (18.4miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 50.3km (31.2miles) from Pencaitland.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Pencaitland?

There are more nice beaches in proximity to Pencaitland. The nearest one is Dunbar, which is 13.4km (8.3miles) away from Pencaitland. Another fun beach near Pencaitland is Burntisland, which is roughly 16.8km (10.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Pencaitland?

The sea temperature around Pencaitland 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 recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Pencaitland?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 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 Pencaitland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pencaitland...

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