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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rusk Holm, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rusk Holm...

Rusk Holm is an island in United Kingdom. It is located in the The North Isles island group. The water temperature around Rusk Holm changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.2°F) in February up to 12.8°C (55°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Rusk Holm 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 Rusk Holm?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Rusk Holm is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Rusk Holm. The next good one is Thurso East, which is about 48km (30miles) away from Rusk Holm. Click here for directions and for more information on Thurso East and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rusk Holm are Thurso beach, which is ca 48.3km (30miles) away, and Sandwood Bay, located 91.8km (57miles) from Rusk Holm.

Are there beaches located close to Rusk Holm?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Rusk Holm. The closest decent beach is Thurso, which is more than 48.8km (30.3miles) away from Rusk Holm. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, which is 191.9km (119.2miles) away from Rusk Holm.

What wetsuit is needed for Rusk Holm?

The water temperature around Rusk Holm is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Rusk Holm. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rusk Holm?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rusk Holm: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rusk Holm...

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