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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Harris Seamount

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

Harris Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Harris Seamount changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in February up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harris 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 Harris Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Harris Seamount is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Harris Seamount. The closest decent spot is Mill Bay, which is 1865.2km (1158.5miles) away from Harris Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Mill Bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Three Mile, which is approximately 1892.7km (1175.6miles) away from Harris Seamount. Another good surfspot is Three Mile, located 1892.7km (1175.6miles) from Harris Seamount.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Harris Seamount?

Not many beaches are located close to Harris Seamount. The next good beach is Hidden Bay, which is 1633.1km (1014.4miles) away from Harris Seamount. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Race Point, which is 1682.7km (1045.1miles) away from Harris Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Harris Seamount?

The sea temperature at Harris Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Harris Seamount. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Harris Seamount?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harris Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Harris Seamount...

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