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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Heceta Escarpment

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Heceta Escarpment...

Heceta Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Heceta Escarpment changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9°C (48.2°F) in February up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Heceta Escarpment 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 Heceta Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Heceta Escarpment is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Heceta Escarpment. A spot that might be worth checking out is Florence North Jetty, which is 40.3km (29miles) away from Heceta Escarpment. Click here for directions and for more information on Florence North Jetty and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Heceta Escarpment are Yachats, which is 46.7km (29miles) away, and Newport The Box, located ca 60.3km (37.4miles) from Heceta Escarpment.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Heceta Escarpment. One beach, which is not too far away, is Oregon Beach, which is just 41.7km (25.9miles) away from Heceta Escarpment. Another beach near Heceta Escarpment is Bastendorff Beach, which is roughly 54.4km (33.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Heceta Escarpment?

The water temperature at Heceta Escarpment is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 9°C (48°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Heceta Escarpment?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Heceta Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Heceta Escarpment...

Do you know what the the city Shufeng in China, the city Dahasuways in Yemen, and the city Alveslohe in Germany have in common with Heceta Escarpment? Click on the links to find out...