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

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

Crescent Beach is a beach in Canada. The water temperature around Crescent Beach varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.2°C (34.1°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Crescent 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 Crescent Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Crescent Beach is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots near Crescent Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Crescent Beach. The nearest one is Hirtles, which is only 6.7km (5.5miles) away from Crescent Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hirtles and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Crescent Beach are Cherry Hill, which is ca 8.8km (5.5miles) away, and Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, located ca 54.3km (33.7miles) from Crescent Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Crescent Beach. A good beach nearby is Prince Cove, which is more than 134.4km (83.5miles) away from Crescent Beach. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Parlee Beach, ca 137.4km (85.3miles) away from Crescent Beach.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Crescent Beach?

The water temperature at Crescent Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Crescent Beach. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 1°C (34°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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Crescent Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Crescent Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Crescent Beach...

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