Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Great North
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Great North...
Great North is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Great North varies extremely throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.6°F) in March up to 12.5°C (54.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Great North 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 Great North?
The current water temperature in the month of May near Great North is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to Great North?
Not many surf spots are located close to Great North. The closest decent spot is Ingonish Beach, which is more than 668.1km (414.9miles) away from Great North. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Lawrencetown
, which is approximately 864.8km (537.1miles) away from Great North. Another good surfspot is Lawrencetown
, located roughly 864.8km (537.1miles) from Great North.
Are there white sand beaches near Great North?
Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Great North. The closest decent one is Grand Beach
, which is 430.6km (267.5miles) away from Great North. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Wreck Beach
, which is roughly 662.5km (411.5miles) away from Great North.
What kind of wetsuit do I need for Great North?
The sea temperature at Great North is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 1°C (35°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing close to Great North?
Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Great North: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Great North...
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in Italy, the city Sarno
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