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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bering Channel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bering Channel...

Bering Channel is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Bering Channel varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.4°C (36.3°F) in March up to 9.8°C (49.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bering Channel 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 Bering Channel?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Bering Channel is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bering Channel?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Bering Channel. A good spot nearby is Three Mile, which is 771.5km (479.2miles) away from Bering Channel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Three Mile and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is 773.5km (480.4miles) away from Bering Channel. Another fun surfspot is Fossil Beach Kodiak, located roughly 773.5km (480.4miles) from Bering Channel.

Are there beaches near Bering Channel?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Bering Channel. A beach that might be worth checking out is Race Point, which is 877.6km (545.1miles) away from Bering Channel. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Pacific Ocean, roughly 900.3km (559.2miles) away from Bering Channel.

What wetsuit is needed for Bering Channel?

The water temperature at Bering Channel is very cold, reaching up to 10°C (50°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bering Channel?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 5 to 10°C (41-50°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Bering Channel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bering Channel...

Do you know what the the city Mikro Monastiri in Greece, the city Ponot in Philippines, and the city Aguada in Puerto Rico have in common with Bering Channel? Click on the links to find out...