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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Esperanza Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Esperanza Canyon...

Esperanza Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Esperanza Canyon changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44.1°F) in February up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Esperanza Canyon 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 Esperanza Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Esperanza Canyon is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Esperanza Canyon. The closest decent spot is Nootka Island, which is roughly 29.3km (44.3miles) away from Esperanza Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Nootka Island and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Esperanza Canyon are Raft Cove, which is approximately 71.3km (44.3miles) away, and Tofino, located ca 81.1km (50.3miles) from Esperanza Canyon.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Esperanza Canyon. A beach that might be worth checking out is Long Beach, which is almost 89.2km (55.4miles) away from Esperanza Canyon. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Qualicum Beach, which is ca 139.4km (86.6miles) away from Esperanza Canyon.

What wetsuit do I need for Esperanza Canyon?

The water temperature at Esperanza Canyon is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Esperanza Canyon?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Esperanza Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Esperanza Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Kasama in Japan, the city Guiddam in Philippines, and the city Lubomino in Poland have in common with Esperanza Canyon? Click on the links to find out...