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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gounod Seamount

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

Gounod Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gounod Seamount changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.3°C (65°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Gounod 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 Gounod Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Gounod Seamount is about:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Gounod Seamount. The closest decent spot is Tunnels, which is more than 404.5km (251.3miles) away from Gounod Seamount. Click here to check out more information on Tunnels and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Puu poa, which is approximately 406km (252.2miles) away from Gounod Seamount. Another good surfspot is Puu poa, located approximately 406km (252.2miles) from Gounod Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Gounod Seamount. A good beach nearby is Kepuhi Beach, which is 405.1km (251.6miles) away from Gounod Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Wainiha Beach Park, which is approximately 405.9km (252.1miles) away from Gounod Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Gounod Seamount?

The water temperature at Gounod Seamount is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to approximately 18°C (65°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gounod Seamount?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gounod Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gounod Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Pendolo in Indonesia, the city Pyrgos in Greece, and the city Nicholson in United States have in common with Gounod Seamount? Click on the links to find out...