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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Conception Bay South, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Conception Bay South...

Conception Bay South is a coastal city in Canada. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 17087 people. The water temperature around Conception Bay South changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from -0.9°C (30.4°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Conception Bay South 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 Conception Bay South?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Conception Bay South is about:
-1°C (30°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Conception Bay South. The closest decent spot is Ingonish Beach, which is 355.5km (220.8miles) away from Conception Bay South. Click here for directions and for more information on Ingonish Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Lawrencetown, which is roughly 545.6km (338.9miles) away from Conception Bay South. Another good surfspot is Lawrencetown, located roughly 545.6km (338.9miles) from Conception Bay South.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Conception Bay South?

Not too many beaches are located close to Conception Bay South. The next good beach is Grand Beach, which is almost 120.8km (75.1miles) away from Conception Bay South. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Wreck Beach, which is roughly 350.6km (217.7miles) away from Conception Bay South.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Conception Bay South?

The sea temperature around Conception Bay South is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Conception Bay South. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly -1°C (30°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Conception Bay South?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -1 to 4°C (30-39°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Conception Bay South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Conception Bay South...

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