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

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

Yell is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the Shetland Islands island group. The water temperature around Yell has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.6°F) in March up to 12.3°C (54.2°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Yell 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 Yell?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Yell is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Yell?

Not many surf spots are located close to Yell. The closest decent spot is Thurso East, which is more than 162.3km (100.8miles) away from Yell. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Thurso East and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Sandwood Bay, which is 200.3km (124.4miles) away from Yell. Another good surfspot is Sandwood Bay, located 200.3km (124.4miles) from Yell.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Yell?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Yell. The next good one is Thurso, which is almost 163.1km (101.3miles) away from Yell. If you have some extra time, you can also visit St Andrews Beach, which is 296.8km (184.3miles) away from Yell.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Yell?

The sea temperature around Yell is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 diving and fishing close to Yell?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Yell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Yell...

Do you know what the the city Vilarinho in Portugal, the city Castell de Castells in Spain, and the city Galeata in Italy have in common with Yell? Click on the links to find out...