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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Baltimore Canyon

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

Baltimore Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Baltimore Canyon varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.2°F) in March up to 25.1°C (77.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Baltimore 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 Baltimore Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Baltimore Canyon is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Baltimore Canyon. A spot that might be worth checking out is 48th Street Ocean City, which is just 75.6km (47.4miles) away from Baltimore Canyon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 48th Street Ocean City and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Baltimore Canyon are Wedge, which is ca 76.2km (47.4miles) away, and Ocean City, located approximately 76.5km (47.5miles) from Baltimore Canyon.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Baltimore Canyon. The closest decent beach is Ocean City, which is only 75.9km (47.1miles) away from Baltimore Canyon. Another good beach near Baltimore Canyon is Fenwick Island, which is approximately 76.8km (47.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Baltimore Canyon?

The water temperature at Baltimore Canyon is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Baltimore Canyon. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 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 near Baltimore Canyon?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Baltimore Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Baltimore Canyon...

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