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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Gut

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Gut...

The Gut is a geographical landform. The water temperature around The Gut has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in March up to 14.4°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since The Gut 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 The Gut?

The current water temperature in the month of July near The Gut is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to The Gut?

Not many surf spots are located close to The Gut. The closest decent spot is Bamburgh, which is more than 140.1km (87miles) away from The Gut. Click here to check out more information on Bamburgh and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tynemouth Longsands, which is roughly 149.3km (92.7miles) away from The Gut. Another surfspot is Tynemouth Longsands, located approximately 149.3km (92.7miles) from The Gut.

Are there gorgeous beaches near The Gut?

Not too many beaches are located close to The Gut. The closest decent beach is Seahouses, which is more than 138.4km (86miles) away from The Gut. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Bamburgh, approximately 140.1km (87miles) away from The Gut.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for The Gut?

The sea temperature at The Gut is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to The Gut?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to The Gut: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about The Gut...

Do you know what the the city Tootgarook in Australia, the city Costano in Italy, and Strandberg Canyon have in common with The Gut? Click on the links to find out...