Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gordon Seamount
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gordon Seamount...
Gordon Seamount is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Gordon Seamount varies slightly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 6.6°C (43.8°F) in January up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Gordon 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 Gordon Seamount?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Gordon Seamount is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are close to Gordon Seamount. The closest decent spot is Raft Cove, which is more than 396.3km (246.1miles) away from Gordon Seamount. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Raft Cove and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tofino
, which is roughly 443.6km (275.5miles) away from Gordon Seamount. Another surfspot is Tofino
, located roughly 443.6km (275.5miles) from Gordon Seamount.
Are there beaches located close to Gordon Seamount?
No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Gordon Seamount. A good beach nearby is Long Beach
, which is almost 449.1km (279miles) away from Gordon Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Qualicum Beach
, roughly 508.9km (316.1miles) away from Gordon Seamount.
What wetsuit is needed for Gordon Seamount?
The water temperature at Gordon Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Gordon Seamount. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gordon Seamount?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Gordon Seamount: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Gordon Seamount...
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in the United Kingdom, and Gallieni Bank
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