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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hancock Seamount

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

Hancock Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Hancock Seamount varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in February up to 27.1°C (80.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hancock 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 Hancock Seamount?

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

Are there surf spots near Hancock Seamount?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Hancock Seamount. A good spot nearby is Momoishi, which is almost 2071.6km (1286.7miles) away from Hancock Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Momoishi and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Sendai shinko, which is ca 2107.5km (1309miles) away from Hancock Seamount. Another surfspot is Sendai shinko, located 2107.5km (1309miles) from Hancock Seamount.

Are there beaches near Hancock Seamount?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Hancock Seamount. A beach that might be worth checking out is Aranuka, which is 2104.2km (1307miles) away from Hancock Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Kujukuri Beach, 2168.6km (1346.9miles) away from Hancock Seamount.

What wetsuit is needed for Hancock Seamount?

The water temperature at Hancock Seamount is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to 17°C (62°F). During these months, 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 very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

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

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Hancock Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hancock Seamount...

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