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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Strand, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Strand...

West Strand is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around West Strand has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in April up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since West Strand 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 at West Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of October at West Strand is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to West Strand. The closest one is East Strand, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from West Strand. Click here for directions and to check out more information on East Strand and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near West Strand is White Rocks, which is ca 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to West Strand?

No, there are not many beaches near to West Strand. A beach that might be worth checking out is Portstewart Strand, which is just 3.1km (1.9miles) away from West Strand. Another nice beach near West Strand is Culdaff, which is roughly 20.9km (13miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for West Strand?

The water temperature at West Strand is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near West Strand?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to West Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Strand...

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