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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Axial Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Axial Seamount...

Axial Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Axial Seamount varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.2°C (46.7°F) in January up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Axial Seamount 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 Axial Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Axial Seamount is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near Axial Seamount?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Axial Seamount. The closest decent spot is La Push, which is more than 283km (175.8miles) away from Axial Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on La Push and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Ocean Shores, which is approximately 283.9km (176.4miles) away from Axial Seamount. Another surfspot is Ocean Shores, located approximately 283.9km (176.4miles) from Axial Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Axial Seamount. The next good one is Ocean Shores, which is almost 284.8km (176.9miles) away from Axial Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Long Beach, approximately 288.7km (179.3miles) away from Axial Seamount.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Axial Seamount?

The water temperature at Axial Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Axial Seamount?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Axial Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Axial Seamount...

Do you know what the the city General Luna in the Philippines, the geo Calumet Mound , and the city Talfit in the Palestinian Territory have in common with Axial Seamount? Click on the links to find out...