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

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

Rutherglen is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 25000 people. The water temperature around Rutherglen has moderate variability year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rutherglen 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 Rutherglen?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Rutherglen is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near Rutherglen?

There are not too many surf spots close to Rutherglen. A good spot nearby is Pease Bay, which is just 73.2km (50.2miles) away from Rutherglen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rutherglen are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 80.9km (50.2miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 98.6km (61.2miles) from Rutherglen.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Rutherglen. The closest decent beach is Burntisland, which is only 41km (25.5miles) away from Rutherglen. Another nice beach near Rutherglen is St Andrews Beach, which is roughly 63.3km (39.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Rutherglen?

The water temperature around Rutherglen 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to 7°C (44°F). In 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 fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rutherglen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. 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 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rutherglen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rutherglen...

Do you know what the the island Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, the geo Halibut Bank , and the city Pegasing in the Indonesia have in common with Rutherglen? Click on the links to find out...