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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Upper Scruff

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Upper Scruff...

Upper Scruff is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Upper Scruff varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.2°F) in March up to 17.4°C (63.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Upper Scruff 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 Upper Scruff?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Upper Scruff is ca:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Upper Scruff. A spot that might be worth checking out is Vlieland, which is almost 107.4km (66.7miles) away from Upper Scruff. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vlieland and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Texel, Paal 12, which is ca 117.9km (73.3miles) away from Upper Scruff. Another surfspot is Texel, Paal 12, located 117.9km (73.3miles) from Upper Scruff.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Upper Scruff. A good beach nearby is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 141.8km (88.1miles) away from Upper Scruff. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Juist Beach, 150.5km (93.5miles) away from Upper Scruff.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Upper Scruff?

The sea temperature at Upper Scruff is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Upper Scruff. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to approximately 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 good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Upper Scruff?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Upper Scruff: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Upper Scruff...

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