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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dogbody Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dogbody Canyon...

Dogbody Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Dogbody Canyon has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.8°F) in March up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dogbody Canyon 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 Dogbody Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Dogbody Canyon is ca:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Dogbody Canyon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Madaquecham Nantucket Island, which is more than 106.1km (65.9miles) away from Dogbody Canyon. Click here for more information on Madaquecham Nantucket Island and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Madaket, which is 112.6km (70miles) away from Dogbody Canyon. Another good surfspot is Madaket, located approximately 112.6km (70miles) from Dogbody Canyon.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are near to Dogbody Canyon. The closest decent beach is Siasconset Beach, which is 103.7km (64.4miles) away from Dogbody Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Fishermans Beach, which is approximately 106.8km (66.4miles) away from Dogbody Canyon.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dogbody Canyon?

The sea temperature at Dogbody Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Dogbody Canyon. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Dogbody Canyon?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Dogbody Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dogbody Canyon...

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