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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Atka Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Atka Canyon...

Atka Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Atka Canyon varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37.1°F) in May up to 10°C (50°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Atka Canyon 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 Atka Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Atka Canyon is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Atka Canyon?

Not many surf spots are located close to Atka Canyon. The closest decent spot is Three Mile, which is almost 858.6km (533.3miles) away from Atka Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Three Mile and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Mill Bay, which is 863.1km (536.1miles) away from Atka Canyon. Another surfspot is Mill Bay, located approximately 863.1km (536.1miles) from Atka Canyon.

Are there sandy beaches near Atka Canyon?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Atka Canyon. The closest decent one is Race Point, which is more than 979.5km (608.4miles) away from Atka Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Pacific Ocean, approximately 999.5km (620.8miles) away from Atka Canyon.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Atka Canyon?

The sea temperature at Atka Canyon is very cold, reaching up to 10°C (50°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during April, May, and June, sea temperatures come down to 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Atka Canyon?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during April, May, and June. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 5 to 10°C (41-50°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Atka Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Atka Canyon...

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