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

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

Rosyth is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 12003 people. The water temperature around Rosyth changes 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 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 Rosyth 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 Rosyth?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Rosyth is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near Rosyth?

There are not too many surf spots close to Rosyth. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is 43.4km (32.1miles) away from Rosyth. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rosyth are Coldingham Bay, which is 51.6km (32.1miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 73.3km (45.5miles) from Rosyth.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Rosyth?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Rosyth. A beach that might be worth checking out is Burntisland, which is only 8km (5miles) away from Rosyth. Another gorgeous beach near Rosyth is St Andrews Beach, roughly 32.6km (20.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Rosyth?

The water temperature around Rosyth 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 extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rosyth?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. 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 reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rosyth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rosyth...

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