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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Faraday Seamounts

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Faraday Seamounts...

Faraday Seamounts is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Faraday Seamounts varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.6°C (49.2°F) in February up to 20.5°C (69°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Faraday Seamounts 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 Faraday Seamounts?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Faraday Seamounts is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Faraday Seamounts. A spot that might be worth checking out is Baia das Quatro Ribeiras, which is 743.2km (461.6miles) away from Faraday Seamounts. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Baia das Quatro Ribeiras and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Praia do Norte, which is roughly 744.8km (462.6miles) away from Faraday Seamounts. Another surfspot is Praia do Norte, located 744.8km (462.6miles) from Faraday Seamounts.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Faraday Seamounts. The next good beach is Tidal pools of Santa Cruz das Flores, which is almost 708km (439.7miles) away from Faraday Seamounts. If you have some extra time, you can also try Swimming Area of Fajã Grande, 709.6km (440.7miles) away from Faraday Seamounts.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Faraday Seamounts?

The sea temperature at Faraday Seamounts is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 10°C (49°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 fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Faraday Seamounts?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Faraday Seamounts: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Faraday Seamounts...

Do you know what the the city Kebonwaru Satu in Indonesia, the city Bowes in United Kingdom, and the city Bambadjani in Comoros have in common with Faraday Seamounts? Click on the links to find out...