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

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

Strathaven is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8190 people. The water temperature around Strathaven has slight 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Strathaven 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 Strathaven?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Strathaven is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Strathaven. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pease Bay, which is just 69.4km (47.5miles) away from Strathaven. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Strathaven are Coldingham Bay, which is ca 76.5km (47.5miles) away, and Bamburgh, located 91.8km (57miles) from Strathaven.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Strathaven. The closest decent beach is Burntisland, which is 41.6km (25.8miles) away from Strathaven. Another beautiful beach near Strathaven is Dunbar, which is ca 61.4km (38.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Strathaven?

The sea temperature around Strathaven 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to roughly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Strathaven?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 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 Strathaven: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Strathaven...

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