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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Goose Island Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Goose Island Bank...

Goose Island Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Goose Island Bank has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.7°F) in February up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Goose 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 Goose Island Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Goose Island Bank is about:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near Goose Island Bank?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Goose Island Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Raft Cove, which is 79.7km (49.5miles) away from Goose Island Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Raft Cove and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tofino, which is 222.5km (138.2miles) away from Goose Island Bank. Another surfspot is Tofino, located approximately 222.5km (138.2miles) from Goose Island Bank.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Goose Island Bank. A beach, which is not too far away, is Long Beach, which is more than 230.1km (142.9miles) away from Goose Island Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Qualicum Beach, approximately 258.9km (160.8miles) away from Goose Island Bank.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Goose Island Bank?

The water temperature at Goose Island Bank is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Goose Island Bank. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During this season, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Goose Island Bank?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Goose Island Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Goose Island Bank...

Do you know what the the city Wakefield in Jamaica, the city Sande in Portugal, and the city Nain in Jamaica have in common with Goose Island Bank? Click on the links to find out...