Peterhead Sea Temperature

(Today) 2024

6.4°C / 43.5°F

The water will feel very cold. For the hardcore only. The water is now dangerously cold and most people will risk hypothermia if not equipped with a thick, 6/5mm wetsuit along with boots and a hood

Current weather

7°C / 45°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
15 mph
Humidity
80%

The measurements for the water temperature in Peterhead, Scotland are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Peterhead water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Peterhead average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Peterhead
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6.4 6.1 6 6.5 8 9.7 11.3 12.3 12 11 10.1 7.7
Max °C 8.5 7.8 7.6 8.7 10.4 13.5 15.9 15.4 14.3 13.2 12.2 10.7
Min °F 44.3 43.6 43.4 44.6 47.4 51 54.2 55.3 54.5 52.7 51 47.1
Max °F 46.4 45.3 45 46.8 49.8 54.8 58.8 58.4 56.8 54.9 53.1 50.1

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 56.8°F / 13.8°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 44.2°F / 6.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Peterhead

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • High 11:49pm
    (3.49m)
  • Low 05:40am
    (1.57m)
  • High 11:55am
    (3.64m)
  • Low 06:05pm
    (1.12m)
  • High 12:26am
    (3.59m)
  • Low 06:12am
    (1.42m)
  • High 12:30pm
    (3.79m)
  • Low 06:42pm
    (0.97m)
  • High 12:58am
    (3.67m)
  • Low 06:47am
    (1.27m)
  • High 01:00pm
    (3.89m)
  • Low 07:13pm
    (0.86m)
  • High 01:26am
    (3.73m)
  • Low 07:16am
    (1.16m)
  • High 01:29pm
    (3.95m)
  • Low 07:42pm
    (0.81m)
  • High 01:55am
    (3.75m)
  • Low 07:44am
    (1.1m)
  • High 01:58pm
    (3.96m)
  • Low 08:11pm
    (0.81m)
  • High 02:22am
    (3.74m)
  • Low 08:13am
    (1.08m)
  • High 02:26pm
    (3.91m)
  • Low 08:38pm
    (0.86m)
  • High 02:49am
    (3.7m)
  • Low 08:41am
    (1.12m)
  • High 02:54pm
    (3.84m)
  • Low 09:05pm
    (0.95m)
7 day tide times for Peterhead

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Aberdeen, Scotland) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.