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

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

Sandend is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Sandend has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6°C (42.7°F) in March up to 13.1°C (55.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sandend 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 at Sandend?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Sandend is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Sandend. The closest one is Lossie East Beach, which is just 19.8km (12.3miles) away from Sandend. Click here for directions and for more information on Lossie East Beach and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Sandend is Fraserburgh, which is 27.6km (17.1miles) away.

Are there beaches close to Sandend?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Sandend. The next good one is Thurso, which is just 68.9km (42.8miles) away from Sandend. Another beautiful beach near Sandend is St Andrews Beach, 86.9km (54miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Sandend?

The water temperature at Sandend is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°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 more than half an hour, 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, water temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sandend?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. 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 go up to 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sandend: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sandend...

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