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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bishop Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bishop Seamount...

Bishop Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Bishop Seamount has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 24.2°C (75.5°F) in April up to 27.6°C (81.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bishop Seamount 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 Bishop Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Bishop Seamount is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Bishop Seamount. A spot that might be worth checking out is White Plains Beach, which is almost 182.2km (113.1miles) away from Bishop Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on White Plains Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Cliffs, which is roughly 185km (114.9miles) away from Bishop Seamount. Another surfspot is Cliffs, located ca 185km (114.9miles) from Bishop Seamount.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Bishop Seamount. A beach, which is not too far away, is Barbers Point Beach Park, which is 180.4km (112.1miles) away from Bishop Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also try Nimitz Beach, ca 181.4km (112.7miles) away from Bishop Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bishop Seamount?

The average water temperature at Bishop Seamount is very warm, around 26°C (79°F), with only little changes during the year. Because of this, a wetsuit is often times not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Bishop Seamount, especially during the day and not windy conditions. That being said, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during August, September, and October. However, it is recommended to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation at Bishop Seamount is very intense year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bishop Seamount?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters at Bishop Seamount are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (73-82°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bishop Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bishop Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Esperance in Australia, the city Montenero Sabino in Italy, and the city Ranquitte in Haiti have in common with Bishop Seamount? Click on the links to find out...