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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Amqui, Canada

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

Amqui is a coastal city in Canada. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6261 people. The water temperature around Amqui varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from -1.5°C (29.3°F) in January up to 11.4°C (52.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 4°C (40°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Amqui 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 Amqui?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Amqui is about:
-1°C (31°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Amqui. A spot, which is not too far away, is Hirtles, which is 330km (205miles) away from Amqui. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hirtles and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Lawrencetown-Plan B, which is ca 331.3km (205.8miles) away from Amqui. Another fun surfspot is Lawrencetown-Plan B, located roughly 331.3km (205.8miles) from Amqui.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Amqui. A beach that might be worth checking out is Parlee Beach, which is almost 208.1km (129.2miles) away from Amqui. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Cavendish Beach, roughly 235.3km (146.2miles) away from Amqui.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Amqui?

The sea temperature around Amqui is pretty cold, reaching up to 11°C (53°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures come down to -1°C (29°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Amqui?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -1 to 4°C (29-38°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 6 to 11°C (44-53°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Amqui: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Amqui...

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