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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Herdman Seamount

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

Herdman Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Herdman Seamount varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.9°C (40.8°F) in August up to 8.9°C (48.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Herdman Seamount is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Herdman Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Herdman Seamount is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Herdman Seamount. The closest decent spot is Dias Beach, which is almost 1272.4km (790.3miles) away from Herdman Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Dias Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Scarborough Point, which is ca 1275.1km (792miles) away from Herdman Seamount. Another good surfspot is Scarborough Point, located roughly 1275.1km (792miles) from Herdman Seamount.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Herdman Seamount. The next good beach is Scarborough, which is almost 1275.5km (792.3miles) away from Herdman Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Kommetjie, which is roughly 1276.4km (792.8miles) away from Herdman Seamount.

What wetsuit is needed for Herdman Seamount?

The average water temperature at Herdman Seamount is extremely cold, around 7°C (45°F), with no significant variations during the year. Hence, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Herdman Seamount. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are July, August, and September. Even during relatively "warm" days in the spring (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Herdman Seamount?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Herdman Seamount are nearly almost very cold, reaching temperatures between 4 and 9°C (39-48°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Herdman Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Herdman Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock in the United States, the city Cisarap in the Indonesia, and the city Carmen in the Philippines have in common with Herdman Seamount? Click on the links to find out...