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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dutch Harbor, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dutch Harbor...

Dutch Harbor is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4376 people. The water temperature around Dutch Harbor changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in March up to 8.7°C (47.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dutch Harbor 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 Dutch Harbor?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Dutch Harbor is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Dutch Harbor. The next good one is Three Mile, which is almost 580.1km (360.3miles) away from Dutch Harbor. Click here to check out more information on Three Mile and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Mill Bay, which is 588.7km (365.7miles) away from Dutch Harbor. Another surfspot is Mill Bay, located approximately 588.7km (365.7miles) from Dutch Harbor.

Are there beaches located close to Dutch Harbor?

Not many beaches are located close to Dutch Harbor. A good beach nearby is Race Point, which is 728.2km (452.3miles) away from Dutch Harbor. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Pacific Ocean, approximately 744.2km (462.2miles) away from Dutch Harbor.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Dutch Harbor?

The sea temperature around Dutch Harbor is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people 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 advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Dutch Harbor?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Dutch Harbor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dutch Harbor...

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