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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Eastern Shoals

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

Eastern Shoals is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Eastern Shoals has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from -0.8°C (30.6°F) in March up to 14.2°C (57.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Eastern Shoals 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 Shoals?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Eastern Shoals is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Eastern Shoals?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Eastern Shoals. A good spot nearby is Ingonish Beach, which is almost 469.3km (291.5miles) away from Eastern Shoals. Click here to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Lawrencetown, which is 643.7km (399.8miles) away from Eastern Shoals. Another fun surfspot is Lawrencetown, located approximately 643.7km (399.8miles) from Eastern Shoals.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Eastern Shoals. The next good one is Grand Beach, which is more than 240.1km (149.2miles) away from Eastern Shoals. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Wreck Beach, which is approximately 465.6km (289.2miles) away from Eastern Shoals.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Eastern Shoals?

The sea temperature at Eastern Shoals is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Eastern Shoals. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to approximately -1°C (31°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Eastern Shoals?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -1 to 4°C (31-40°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Eastern Shoals: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Eastern Shoals...

Do you know what the the city Bressuire in France, the city Xiashan in China, and the city Tatkavakli in Turkey have in common with Eastern Shoals? Click on the links to find out...