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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hess Escarpment

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

Hess Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Hess Escarpment has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.1°F) in June up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Hess 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 Hess Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Hess Escarpment is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Hess Escarpment. The next good one is Long bay, which is 210.8km (130.9miles) away from Hess Escarpment. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Arashi, which is ca 425.3km (264.1miles) away from Hess Escarpment. Another fun surfspot is Arashi, located approximately 425.3km (264.1miles) from Hess Escarpment.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Hess Escarpment. A good beach nearby is Port-Salut, which is almost 242.9km (150.8miles) away from Hess Escarpment. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out La Trompeuse, which is approximately 269.6km (167.5miles) away from Hess Escarpment.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Hess Escarpment?

The average sea temperature at Hess Escarpment is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hess Escarpment. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Hess Escarpment can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Hess Escarpment?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters at Hess Escarpment are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Hess Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hess Escarpment...

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