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

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

Scone is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4355 people. The water temperature around Scone varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in March 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 Scone 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 Scone?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Scone is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close to Scone?

There are not too many surf spots close to Scone. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pease Bay, which is roughly 53.4km (38.1miles) away from Scone. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Scone are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 61.4km (38.1miles) away, and Nigg Bay, located approximately 70.6km (43.8miles) from Scone.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Scone. The next good one is St Andrews Beach, which is only 16.8km (10.4miles) away from Scone. Another fun beach near Scone is Burntisland, which is ca 25.8km (16miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Scone?

The water temperature around Scone 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, 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 come down to nearly 5°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Scone?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Scone: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Scone...

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