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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cow Bay-Moose Rocks...

Cow Bay-Moose Rocks is a surf spot in Canada. The water temperature around Cow Bay-Moose Rocks changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.5°C (32.9°F) in March up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cow Bay-Moose Rocks 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 Cow Bay-Moose Rocks?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Cow Bay-Moose Rocks is approximately:
4°C (40°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Cow Bay-Moose Rocks. The nearest one is Lawrencetown-Plan B, which is 4km (2.5miles) away from Cow Bay-Moose Rocks. Click here to check out more information on Lawrencetown-Plan B and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Cow Bay-Moose Rocks is Lawrencetown, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Cow Bay-Moose Rocks. A good beach nearby is Crescent Beach, which is 54.6km (33.9miles) away from Cow Bay-Moose Rocks. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Parlee Beach, 123.1km (76.5miles) away from Cow Bay-Moose Rocks.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cow Bay-Moose Rocks?

The water temperature at Cow Bay-Moose Rocks is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Cow Bay-Moose Rocks. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 1°C (33°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cow Bay-Moose Rocks?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cow Bay-Moose Rocks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cow Bay-Moose Rocks...

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