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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cook Trough

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cook Trough...

Cook Trough is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Cook Trough has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.9°C (46.2°F) in March up to 13.7°C (56.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cook Trough 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 Cook Trough?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Cook Trough is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Cook Trough. The closest decent spot is Raft Cove, which is more than 35.6km (22.1miles) away from Cook Trough. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Raft Cove and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Tofino, which is ca 173.9km (108miles) away from Cook Trough. Another fun surfspot is Tofino, located ca 173.9km (108miles) from Cook Trough.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Cook Trough?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Cook Trough. The next good one is Long Beach, which is 181.5km (112.7miles) away from Cook Trough. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Qualicum Beach, ca 211.7km (131.5miles) away from Cook Trough.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Cook Trough?

The sea temperature at Cook Trough 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-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cook Trough?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cook Trough: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cook Trough...

Do you know what the the city Banalo in the Philippines, the city Jatani in the India, and the city Ettalong in the Australia have in common with Cook Trough? Click on the links to find out...