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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chelan Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chelan Bank...

Chelan Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Chelan Bank has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in March up to 8.7°C (47.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chelan Bank 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 Chelan Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Chelan Bank is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close to Chelan Bank?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Chelan Bank. A good spot nearby is Three Mile, which is 575.9km (357.7miles) away from Chelan Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Three Mile and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Mill Bay, which is roughly 584km (362.7miles) away from Chelan Bank. Another good surfspot is Mill Bay, located roughly 584km (362.7miles) from Chelan Bank.

Are there nice beaches near Chelan Bank?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Chelan Bank. The closest decent one is Race Point, which is almost 721.7km (448.3miles) away from Chelan Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Pacific Ocean, which is roughly 738.2km (458.5miles) away from Chelan Bank.

What wetsuit is needed for Chelan Bank?

The water temperature at Chelan Bank is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°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 might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Chelan Bank?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Chelan Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chelan Bank...

Do you know what the the city Jovellar in the Philippines, the city Sorlada in the Spain, and the city Dorchester in the United Kingdom have in common with Chelan Bank? Click on the links to find out...