Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Drygalski Ridge
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Drygalski Ridge...
Drygalski Ridge is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Drygalski Ridge has moderate variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from -1.1°C (30°F) in October up to 3.4°C (38.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 1°C (33°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Drygalski Ridge is located in the southern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature near Drygalski Ridge?
The current water temperature in the month of May near Drygalski Ridge is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Drygalski Ridge?
Not too many surf spots are located close to Drygalski Ridge. The next good one is Waterwheels, which is almost 2322.2km (1442.4miles) away from Drygalski Ridge. Click here
to check out more information on Waterwheels and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Boranup Beach
, which is roughly 2329km (1446.6miles) away from Drygalski Ridge. Another good surfspot is Boranup Beach
, located 2329km (1446.6miles) from Drygalski Ridge.
Are there beaches near Drygalski Ridge?
No, not too many beaches are located close to Drygalski Ridge. A beach, which is not too far away, is La Preneuse
, which is 2749.6km (1707.8miles) away from Drygalski Ridge. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Flic en Flac
, which is 2754.5km (1710.9miles) away from Drygalski Ridge.
What wetsuit do I need for Drygalski Ridge?
The average water temperature at Drygalski Ridge is extremely cold, around 1°C (33°F), with very little variations during the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Drygalski Ridge. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are . Even during relatively "warm" days in the summer (January, February, and March) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Drygalski Ridge?
Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Drygalski Ridge are mostly freezing, reaching temperatures between -2 and 3°C (29-38°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.
Directions to Drygalski Ridge: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Drygalski Ridge...
Do you know what the the city Ronse
in Belgium, the city Donglong
in China, and the city Fanyang
in China have in common with Drygalski Ridge? Click on the links to find out...