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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near English Bay, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about English Bay...

English Bay is a beach in Canada. The water temperature around English Bay changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in January up to 17°C (62.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since English Bay 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 at English Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of March at English Bay is approximately:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to English Bay. A good spot nearby is Point roberts point, which is roughly 21.1km (34.2miles) away from English Bay. Click here to check out more information on Point roberts point and its water temperature. Other surfspots near English Bay are Midgets, which is 55.1km (34.2miles) away, and Hansons, located ca 64.1km (39.8miles) from English Bay.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches near to English Bay. The nearest one is Second Beach, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from English Bay. Another gorgeous beach near English Bay is Kitsilano, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for English Bay?

The water temperature at English Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near English Bay?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to English Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about English Bay...

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