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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Baranof Fan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Baranof Fan...

Baranof Fan is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Baranof Fan changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.8°F) in January up to 13.2°C (55.7°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Baranof Fan 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 Baranof Fan?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Baranof Fan is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Baranof Fan. A good spot nearby is Shoals Reef, which is more than 104.8km (65.1miles) away from Baranof Fan. Click here for more information on Shoals Reef and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is roughly 568.6km (353.2miles) away from Baranof Fan. Another fun surfspot is Fossil Beach Kodiak, located ca 568.6km (353.2miles) from Baranof Fan.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Baranof Fan. The next good one is Pacific Ocean, which is more than 483.2km (300.1miles) away from Baranof Fan. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Hidden Bay, which is ca 497.4km (308.9miles) away from Baranof Fan.

What wetsuit is needed for Baranof Fan?

The water temperature at Baranof Fan is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Baranof Fan?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Baranof Fan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Baranof Fan...

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