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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Herbert Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Herbert Canyon...

Herbert Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Herbert Canyon has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.3°F) in March up to 9.4°C (48.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Herbert Canyon 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 Herbert Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Herbert Canyon is about:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Herbert Canyon. The closest decent spot is Three Mile, which is almost 733.8km (455.8miles) away from Herbert Canyon. Click here for more information on Three Mile and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Mill Bay, which is roughly 739.6km (459.4miles) away from Herbert Canyon. Another fun surfspot is Mill Bay, located 739.6km (459.4miles) from Herbert Canyon.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Herbert Canyon. The next good beach is Race Point, which is 864km (536.7miles) away from Herbert Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Pacific Ocean, which is 882.8km (548.3miles) away from Herbert Canyon.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Herbert Canyon?

The sea temperature at Herbert Canyon is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (49°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Herbert Canyon?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 4 to 9°C (40-49°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Herbert Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Herbert Canyon...

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