Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near America-Antarctica Ridge
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about America-Antarctica Ridge...
America-Antarctica Ridge is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around America-Antarctica Ridge has low variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from -1.9°C (28.6°F) in January up to 1.9°C (35.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -0°C (32°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since America-Antarctica Ridge is located in the southern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature near America-Antarctica Ridge?
The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to America-Antarctica Ridge is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to America-Antarctica Ridge. A good spot nearby is Falkland Islands, which is 1859.2km (1154.8miles) away from America-Antarctica Ridge. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Falkland Islands and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Scarborough Point
, which is 2606.7km (1619.1miles) away from America-Antarctica Ridge. Another good surfspot is Scarborough Point
, located roughly 2606.7km (1619.1miles) from America-Antarctica Ridge.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are in close proximity to America-Antarctica Ridge. A beach, which is not too far away, is Scarborough
, which is 2607.1km (1619.3miles) away from America-Antarctica Ridge. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kommetjie
, which is roughly 2608.8km (1620.4miles) away from America-Antarctica Ridge.
What wetsuit thickness is needed for America-Antarctica Ridge?
The average water temperature at America-Antarctica Ridge is extremely cold, around -0°C (32°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at America-Antarctica Ridge. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. Even during relatively "warm" days in the summer (January, February, and March) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near America-Antarctica Ridge?
Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at America-Antarctica Ridge are nearly almost freezing, reaching temperatures between -3 and 2°C (26-35°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.
Directions to America-Antarctica Ridge: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about America-Antarctica Ridge...
Do you know what the the city Loyola
in the United States, the city Matamata
in the New Zealand, and the city Ruvo del Monte
in the Italy have in common with America-Antarctica Ridge? Click on the links to find out...