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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gibson Seamount

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

Gibson Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gibson Seamount varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.3°F) in February up to 12.2°C (53.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gibson 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 Gibson Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Gibson Seamount is ca:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Gibson Seamount?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Gibson Seamount. The closest decent spot is Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is almost 399.3km (248miles) away from Gibson Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fossil Beach Kodiak and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Mill Bay, which is roughly 424.5km (263.7miles) away from Gibson Seamount. Another surfspot is Mill Bay, located approximately 424.5km (263.7miles) from Gibson Seamount.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Gibson Seamount. The next good beach is Pacific Ocean, which is 544.3km (338.1miles) away from Gibson Seamount. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Race Point, approximately 561.2km (348.6miles) away from Gibson Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Gibson Seamount?

The sea temperature at Gibson Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°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 fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Gibson Seamount. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gibson Seamount?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Gibson Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gibson Seamount...

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