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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Baker Seachannel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Baker Seachannel...

Baker Seachannel is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Baker Seachannel has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.7°F) in March up to 13.3°C (55.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Baker Seachannel 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 Baker Seachannel?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Baker Seachannel is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Baker Seachannel. A good spot nearby is Shoals Reef, which is 179.1km (111.3miles) away from Baker Seachannel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoals Reef and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Nootka Island, which is approximately 575.9km (357.7miles) away from Baker Seachannel. Another good surfspot is Nootka Island, located approximately 575.9km (357.7miles) from Baker Seachannel.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Baker Seachannel. A beach, which is not too far away, is Pacific Ocean, which is more than 540.9km (336miles) away from Baker Seachannel. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Hidden Bay, which is approximately 562.3km (349.2miles) away from Baker Seachannel.

What wetsuit is needed for Baker Seachannel?

The water temperature at Baker Seachannel is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 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 February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to 4°C (40°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Baker Seachannel?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Baker Seachannel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Baker Seachannel...

Do you know what the the city Roujan in France, the city Garfield in United States, and the city Tarbert in United Kingdom have in common with Baker Seachannel? Click on the links to find out...