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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Grand Beach, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Grand Beach...

Grand Beach is a beach in Canada. The water temperature around Grand Beach varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0.7°C (33.2°F) in March up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Grand Beach 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 at Grand Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Grand Beach is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Grand Beach. A good spot nearby is Ingonish Beach, which is almost 233.8km (145.2miles) away from Grand Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Lawrencetown, which is 421.7km (261.9miles) away from Grand Beach. Another surfspot is Lawrencetown, located approximately 421.7km (261.9miles) from Grand Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Grand Beach. A beach that might be worth checking out is Wreck Beach, which is almost 229.4km (142.5miles) away from Grand Beach. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Cavendish Beach, approximately 378.3km (235miles) away from Grand Beach.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Grand Beach?

The sea temperature at Grand Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 1°C (33°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Grand Beach?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Grand Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Grand Beach...

Do you know what the the city San Francesco in Italy, the city La Regrippiere in France, and the city Grafton in Australia have in common with Grand Beach? Click on the links to find out...