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

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

Selkirk is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 5629 people. The water temperature around Selkirk varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Selkirk 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 Selkirk?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Selkirk is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Selkirk?

There are not many surf spots close to Selkirk. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pease Bay, which is about 33km (22.6miles) away from Selkirk. Click here to check out more information on Pease Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Selkirk are Coldingham Bay, which is approximately 36.4km (22.6miles) away, and Bamburgh, located 44km (27.4miles) from Selkirk.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Selkirk. A good beach nearby is Dunbar, which is 31.4km (19.5miles) away from Selkirk. Another good beach near Selkirk is North Berwick, roughly 35.9km (22.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Selkirk?

The sea temperature around Selkirk 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, 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 ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 diving and fishing close to Selkirk?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Selkirk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Selkirk...

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