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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chesterman Beach, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chesterman Beach...

Chesterman Beach is a surf spot in Canada. The water temperature around Chesterman Beach changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.6°F) in January up to 14.4°C (57.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chesterman Beach 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 at Chesterman Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Chesterman Beach is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Chesterman Beach. The nearest one is Long Beach, which is only 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Chesterman Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Long Beach and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Chesterman Beach is Cox Bay, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Chesterman Beach. A good beach nearby is Long Beach, which is just 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Chesterman Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Chesterman Beach is Qualicum Beach, ca 64.2km (39.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Chesterman Beach?

The sea temperature at Chesterman Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Chesterman Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Chesterman Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chesterman Beach...

Do you know what the Gulf of Venice , Salobrena in Spain, and the city Chorfa in Algeria have in common with Chesterman Beach? Click on the links to find out...