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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Derickson Seamount

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

Derickson Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Derickson Seamount has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in April up to 11.1°C (52°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Derickson 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 Derickson Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Derickson Seamount is approximately:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots near Derickson Seamount?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Derickson Seamount. The closest decent spot is Three Mile, which is more than 457.6km (284.2miles) away from Derickson Seamount. Click here to check out more information on Three Mile and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Mill Bay, which is 475.4km (295.3miles) away from Derickson Seamount. Another surfspot is Mill Bay, located ca 475.4km (295.3miles) from Derickson Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Derickson Seamount. A beach that might be worth checking out is Race Point, which is more than 646km (401.2miles) away from Derickson Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Pacific Ocean, ca 652.8km (405.5miles) away from Derickson Seamount.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Derickson Seamount?

The water temperature at Derickson Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 11°C (52°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when water temperatures range from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Derickson Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Derickson Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Xialiao in China, the city Froidfond in France, and the city Borgo Velino in Italy have in common with Derickson Seamount? Click on the links to find out...