Saint Andrews Sea Temperature

(Today) 2024

6°C / 42.8°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

6°C / 42°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
79%

The measurements for the water temperature in Saint Andrews, 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 Saint Andrews water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Saint Andrews average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Saint Andrews
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 5.9 5.6 5.6 6.4 8 9.7 11.1 12.5 12.3 11.4 10.3 7.8
Max °C 8.5 7.6 7.5 8.9 10.3 13.6 16.4 15.3 14.4 13.5 12.1 10.7
Min °F 43.7 42.9 42.8 44.5 47.3 51 54.1 55.6 54.9 53.3 51.3 47.2
Max °F 46.3 44.9 44.7 47 49.6 54.9 59.4 58.4 57 55.4 53.1 50.1

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 57°F / 13.9°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 43.7°F / 6.5°C.


7 day tide forecast for Saint Andrews

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • High 04:20am
    (4.91m)
  • Low 10:06am
    (1.08m)
  • High 04:32pm
    (5m)
  • Low 10:26pm
    (0.93m)
  • High 04:54am
    (4.81m)
  • Low 10:27am
    (1.19m)
  • High 05:07pm
    (4.85m)
  • Low 10:48pm
    (1.11m)
  • High 05:32am
    (4.66m)
  • Low 10:54am
    (1.36m)
  • High 05:48pm
    (4.66m)
  • Low 11:15pm
    (1.35m)
  • High 06:13am
    (4.46m)
  • Low 11:26am
    (1.59m)
  • High 06:36pm
    (4.43m)
  • Low 11:51pm
    (1.66m)
  • High 07:00am
    (4.26m)
  • Low 12:08pm
    (1.88m)
  • High 07:34pm
    (4.21m)
  • Low 12:42am
    (2.02m)
  • High 07:57am
    (4.08m)
  • Low 01:17pm
    (2.18m)
  • High 08:47pm
    (4.07m)
  • Low 02:24am
    (2.32m)
  • High 08:57am
    (4m)
  • Low 03:24pm
    (2.24m)
  • High 10:04pm
    (4.12m)
7 day tide times for Saint Andrews

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Leith, 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.