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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cap Breton Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cap Breton Canyon...

Cap Breton Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Cap Breton Canyon has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.3°C (52.4°F) in March up to 22.5°C (72.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cap Breton Canyon 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 Cap Breton Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Cap Breton Canyon is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Cap Breton Canyon?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Cap Breton Canyon. The nearest one is Anglet-Le Furoncle, which is only 18.1km (11.3miles) away from Cap Breton Canyon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Anglet-Le Furoncle and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Cap Breton Canyon are Tarnos, which is ca 18.2km (11.3miles) away, and Anglet-La Barre, located approximately 18.2km (11.3miles) from Cap Breton Canyon.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Cap Breton Canyon. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is just 38.2km (23.7miles) away from Cap Breton Canyon. Another good beach near Cap Breton Canyon is Salinas, which is 83.5km (51.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Cap Breton Canyon?

The sea temperature at Cap Breton Canyon is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to 11°C (52°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cap Breton Canyon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Cap Breton Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cap Breton Canyon...

Do you know what the the city La Varenne in France, the city Kercem in Malta, and the city Taunton in United States have in common with Cap Breton Canyon? Click on the links to find out...