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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wemyss Bay...

Wemyss Bay is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2838 people. The water temperature around Wemyss Bay varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in March up to 13.8°C (56.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wemyss Bay 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 Wemyss Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Wemyss Bay is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Wemyss Bay. The closest decent spot is Portballintrae, which is roughly 79.1km (51.1miles) away from Wemyss Bay. Click here to check out more information on Portballintrae and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Wemyss Bay are White Rocks, which is ca 82.2km (51.1miles) away, and East Strand, located ca 83.1km (51.6miles) from Wemyss Bay.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Wemyss Bay?

There are not many beaches near to Wemyss Bay. The next good one is Burntisland, which is only 65.1km (40.4miles) away from Wemyss Bay. Another fun beach near Wemyss Bay is St Andrews Beach, which is 82.9km (51.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Wemyss Bay?

The sea temperature around Wemyss Bay is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wemyss Bay. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Wemyss Bay?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Wemyss Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wemyss Bay...

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