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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Eastern Channel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Eastern Channel...

Eastern Channel is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Eastern Channel varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in March up to 27.3°C (81.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Eastern Channel 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 Eastern Channel?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Eastern Channel is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Eastern Channel. The closest decent spot is Hae un dae, which is roughly 82.2km (51.1miles) away from Eastern Channel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hae un dae and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Eastern Channel are Busan, which is ca 82.3km (51.1miles) away, and Song Jung Beach, located approximately 83.1km (51.6miles) from Eastern Channel.

Are there beaches located close to Eastern Channel?

No, not many beaches are located close to Eastern Channel. The next good one is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 82.3km (51.1miles) away from Eastern Channel. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, which is 626.5km (389.1miles) away from Eastern Channel.

What wetsuit do I need for Eastern Channel?

The water temperature at Eastern Channel is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Eastern Channel. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Eastern Channel?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Eastern Channel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Eastern Channel...

Do you know what the the city Gafanha da Nazare in Portugal, the city Cray in United Kingdom, and the city Riccall in United Kingdom have in common with Eastern Channel? Click on the links to find out...