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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gorda Escarpment

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gorda Escarpment...

Gorda Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gorda Escarpment has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.8°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Gorda Escarpment 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 Gorda Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Gorda Escarpment is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Gorda Escarpment. A spot that might be worth checking out is Harbor Entrance, which is just 55.8km (34.8miles) away from Gorda Escarpment. Click here for more information on Harbor Entrance and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gorda Escarpment are North jetty, which is roughly 56.1km (34.8miles) away, and Bunkers, located roughly 56.7km (35.2miles) from Gorda Escarpment.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Gorda Escarpment. A good beach nearby is Clam Beach, which is only 70.1km (43.5miles) away from Gorda Escarpment. Another beautiful beach near Gorda Escarpment is Clam Beach County Park, roughly 70.2km (43.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Gorda Escarpment?

The sea temperature at Gorda Escarpment is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 10°C (51°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gorda Escarpment?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gorda Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gorda Escarpment...

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