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

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

Scotby is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1575 people. The water temperature around Scotby changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in January up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Scotby 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 Scotby?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Scotby is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Scotby. A spot that might be worth checking out is Blyth Beach, which is about 56.5km (36.1miles) away from Scotby. Click here for more information on Blyth Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Scotby are Tynemouth Longsands, which is approximately 58.2km (36.1miles) away, and South Shields, located approximately 58.8km (36.5miles) from Scotby.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Scotby. One beach, which is not too far away, is Silloth, which is 20.5km (12.8miles) away from Scotby. Another gorgeous beach near Scotby is Saltcoats, 42.6km (26.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Scotby?

The water temperature around Scotby is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Scotby. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Scotby?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Scotby: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Scotby...

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