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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Canada Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Canada Basin...

Canada Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Canada Basin is steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.5°C (29.3°F) in January up to -1.5°C (29.3°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -2°C (29°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Canada Basin 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 Canada Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Canada Basin is ca:
-2°C (29°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Canada Basin. The closest decent spot is Mill Bay, which is more than 1556.3km (966.6miles) away from Canada Basin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mill Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is roughly 1583.6km (983.6miles) away from Canada Basin. Another good surfspot is Fossil Beach Kodiak, located ca 1583.6km (983.6miles) from Canada Basin.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Canada Basin?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Canada Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Hidden Bay, which is more than 1337.5km (830.7miles) away from Canada Basin. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Race Point, which is ca 1382.9km (859miles) away from Canada Basin.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Canada Basin?

The average sea temperature at Canada Basin is extremely cold, around -2°C (29°F), with very little variations throughout the year. Because of this, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Canada Basin. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. Even during relatively "warm" days in the winter (December, January, and February) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.

How is the diving and fishing near Canada Basin?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly freezing, reaching temperatures between -7 and -2°C (20-29°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Canada Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Canada Basin...

Do you know what the the city Warriewood in Australia, the city Nans-les-Pins in France, and the city Bremerton in United States have in common with Canada Basin? Click on the links to find out...