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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Faris Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Faris Seamount...

Faris Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Faris Seamount has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (37.9°F) in March up to 13.3°C (56°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Faris Seamount 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 Faris Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Faris Seamount is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Faris Seamount?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Faris Seamount. The next good one is Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is more than 277.4km (172.3miles) away from Faris Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Fossil Beach Kodiak and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Mill Bay, which is roughly 296.5km (184.2miles) away from Faris Seamount. Another good surfspot is Mill Bay, located 296.5km (184.2miles) from Faris Seamount.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Faris Seamount. A beach, which is not too far away, is Pacific Ocean, which is almost 375km (232.9miles) away from Faris Seamount. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Race Point, which is 395.2km (245.5miles) away from Faris Seamount.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Faris Seamount?

The sea temperature at Faris Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Faris Seamount. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Faris Seamount?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Faris Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Faris Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Yate in United Kingdom, the city Tolitoli in Indonesia, and the city Dingalan in Philippines have in common with Faris Seamount? Click on the links to find out...