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

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

Tayport is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4093 people. The water temperature around Tayport changes moderately year round. 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 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 Tayport 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 Tayport?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Tayport is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Tayport. The closest decent spot is Pease Bay, which is roughly 41.4km (29.9miles) away from Tayport. Click here for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Tayport are Coldingham Bay, which is roughly 48.1km (29.9miles) away, and Nigg Bay, located approximately 56.5km (35.1miles) from Tayport.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Tayport?

There are not many beaches near to Tayport. The next good one is St Andrews Beach, which is only 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Tayport. Another beach near Tayport is Burntisland, which is approximately 30.1km (18.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Tayport?

The sea temperature around Tayport 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 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Tayport?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Tayport: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tayport...

Do you know what the the city Merikarvia in Finland, the city Abbasanta in Italy, and the city Sint-Martens-Latem in Belgium have in common with Tayport? Click on the links to find out...