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

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

Rhu is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1896 people. The water temperature around Rhu has moderate variability 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rhu 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 Rhu?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Rhu is ca:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Rhu?

There are not many surf spots close to Rhu. The next good one is Portballintrae, which is just 88.7km (57miles) away from Rhu. Click here for more information on Portballintrae and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rhu are White Rocks, which is approximately 91.8km (57miles) away, and East Strand, located approximately 92.6km (57.5miles) from Rhu.

Are there white sand beaches near Rhu?

There are not too many beaches near to Rhu. The closest decent beach is Burntisland, which is 59.2km (36.8miles) away from Rhu. Another beautiful beach near Rhu is St Andrews Beach, which is ca 74.5km (46.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Rhu?

The sea temperature around Rhu 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 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rhu?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rhu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rhu...

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