Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dickins Seamount
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dickins Seamount...
Dickins Seamount is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Dickins Seamount varies slightly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.7°F) in March up to 13.3°C (55.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dickins 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 Dickins Seamount?
The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Dickins Seamount is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Dickins Seamount. The closest decent spot is Shoals Reef, which is more than 180.6km (112.2miles) away from Dickins Seamount. Click here
for directions and for more information on Shoals Reef and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Nootka Island
, which is approximately 564.2km (350.4miles) away from Dickins Seamount. Another surfspot is Nootka Island
, located ca 564.2km (350.4miles) from Dickins Seamount.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are close to Dickins Seamount. A good beach nearby is Pacific Ocean
, which is more than 550.4km (341.9miles) away from Dickins Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Hidden Bay
, ca 571.3km (354.8miles) away from Dickins Seamount.
What wetsuit thickness do I need for Dickins Seamount?
The water temperature at Dickins Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, 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 diving at Dickins Seamount. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of approximately 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dickins Seamount?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Dickins Seamount: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Dickins Seamount...
Do you know what the the city Panaji
in India, the city Talponada
in Italy, and Nitinat Canyon
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