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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cornwallis, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cornwallis...

Cornwallis is an island in Canada. It is one of the islands of the Nunavut island group. The water temperature around Cornwallis changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in February up to 12.5°C (54.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cornwallis 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 Cornwallis?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Cornwallis is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Cornwallis. A good spot nearby is Cherry Hill, which is about 66km (45.1miles) away from Cornwallis. Click here for more information on Cherry Hill and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cornwallis are Hirtles, which is 72.6km (45.1miles) away, and Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, located roughly 108.3km (67.3miles) from Cornwallis.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Cornwallis. One beach, which is not too far away, is Crescent Beach, which is only 66.9km (41.6miles) away from Cornwallis. Another gorgeous beach near Cornwallis is Prince Cove, which is roughly 68.7km (42.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Cornwallis?

The sea temperature around Cornwallis is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Cornwallis?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cornwallis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cornwallis...

Do you know what the Western Reef , Grafton in United States, and the city Sao Pedro do Sul in Portugal have in common with Cornwallis? Click on the links to find out...