Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Funk Island Bank
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Funk Island Bank...
Funk Island Bank is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Funk Island Bank varies dramatically during the year.
The temperature ranges from -1.7°C (28.9°F) in March up to 11.8°C (53.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 3°C (38°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Funk Island Bank 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 Funk Island Bank?
The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Funk Island Bank is about:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not many surf spots are close to Funk Island Bank. A good spot nearby is Ingonish Beach, which is 478.8km (297.4miles) away from Funk Island Bank. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Lawrencetown
, which is ca 689.1km (428miles) away from Funk Island Bank. Another good surfspot is Lawrencetown
, located 689.1km (428miles) from Funk Island Bank.
Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Funk Island Bank?
Not many beaches are located in proximity to Funk Island Bank. A beach that might be worth checking out is Grand Beach
, which is more than 285.5km (177.3miles) away from Funk Island Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Wreck Beach
, which is 471.1km (292.6miles) away from Funk Island Bank.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Funk Island Bank?
The sea temperature at Funk Island Bank is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (53°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Funk Island Bank. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly -2°C (29°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing near Funk Island Bank?
Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -2 to 3°C (29-38°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 7 to 12°C (44-53°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Funk Island Bank: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Funk Island Bank...
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