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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Boussole Seamount

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

Boussole Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Boussole Seamount changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.6°C (65.4°F) in February up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Boussole 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 Boussole Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Boussole Seamount is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Boussole Seamount. The next good one is Cannons, which is more than 865km (537.3miles) away from Boussole Seamount. Click here for more information on Cannons and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Waikokos, which is approximately 868.4km (539.4miles) away from Boussole Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Waikokos, located 868.4km (539.4miles) from Boussole Seamount.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Boussole Seamount. A good beach nearby is Nonopapa Beach, which is 845km (524.9miles) away from Boussole Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kamalino Beach, which is 845.3km (525.1miles) away from Boussole Seamount.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Boussole Seamount?

The water temperature at Boussole Seamount is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 19°C (65°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Boussole Seamount?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (65-74°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Boussole Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Boussole Seamount...

Do you know what the Imotojima Knoll , Hayang in South Korea, and the city Tasova in Turkey have in common with Boussole Seamount? Click on the links to find out...