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

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

Uyea is an island in United Kingdom. It is part of the Shetland Islands island group. The water temperature around Uyea changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in March up to 12.5°C (54.4°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 Uyea 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 Uyea?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Uyea is about:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near Uyea?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Uyea. A spot that might be worth checking out is Thurso East, which is more than 171.1km (106.3miles) away from Uyea. Click here to check out more information on Thurso East and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Sandwood Bay, which is approximately 210.2km (130.5miles) away from Uyea. Another surfspot is Sandwood Bay, located approximately 210.2km (130.5miles) from Uyea.

Are there beaches near Uyea?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Uyea. The next good one is Thurso, which is more than 171.9km (106.8miles) away from Uyea. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, approximately 303.4km (188.5miles) away from Uyea.

What wetsuit is recommended for Uyea?

The water temperature around Uyea is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended 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 diving around Uyea. However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Uyea?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Uyea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Uyea...

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