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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Crescent Seamount

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

Crescent Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Crescent Seamount varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.3°C (64.9°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Crescent Seamount 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 Crescent Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Crescent Seamount is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Crescent Seamount. The next good one is Horseshoe Bay Beach, which is more than 81.8km (50.8miles) away from Crescent Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Horseshoe Bay Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Rhodanthe Pier, which is approximately 576km (357.8miles) away from Crescent Seamount. Another good surfspot is Rhodanthe Pier, located 576km (357.8miles) from Crescent Seamount.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Crescent Seamount. The next good one is Horseshoe Bay, which is more than 81.9km (50.9miles) away from Crescent Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Salvo, which is 576.1km (357.8miles) away from Crescent Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Crescent Seamount?

The water temperature at Crescent Seamount is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Crescent Seamount. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 18°C (65°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Crescent Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Crescent Seamount...

Do you know what the the city el Pla del Penedes in Spain, the city Gulzow in Germany, and the city Campo Alegre in Brazil have in common with Crescent Seamount? Click on the links to find out...