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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Barnston, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Barnston...

Barnston is an island in Canada. It is located in the Fraser River island group. The water temperature around Barnston has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.3°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Barnston 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 Barnston?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Barnston is approximately:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Barnston. A good spot nearby is Point roberts point, which is roughly 21.4km (35miles) away from Barnston. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Point roberts point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Barnston are Midgets, which is approximately 56.3km (35miles) away, and Fort Ebey, located 67.2km (41.8miles) from Barnston.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Barnston. The next good one is White Rock Beach, which is just 12.9km (8miles) away from Barnston. Another nice beach near Barnston is Second Beach, roughly 21.2km (13.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Barnston?

The water temperature around Barnston is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Barnston?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Barnston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Barnston...

Do you know what the the city Santa Cecilia de Voltrega in Spain, the city Plomarion in Greece, and the city Rio Cauto in Cuba have in common with Barnston? Click on the links to find out...