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

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

Thornhill is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1504 people. The water temperature around Thornhill has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in March up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Thornhill 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 Thornhill?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Thornhill is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close to Thornhill?

There are not too many surf spots close to Thornhill. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is about 73.6km (48.5miles) away from Thornhill. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Thornhill are Coldingham Bay, which is 78.1km (48.5miles) away, and Bamburgh, located roughly 84.2km (52.3miles) from Thornhill.

Are there beaches near Thornhill?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Thornhill. A good beach nearby is Silloth, which is just 29.3km (18.2miles) away from Thornhill. Another nice beach near Thornhill is Burntisland, which is roughly 60.6km (37.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Thornhill?

The water temperature around Thornhill 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Thornhill. However, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Thornhill?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Thornhill: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Thornhill...

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