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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hintsa Seamount

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

Hintsa Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Hintsa Seamount has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in August up to 7.2°C (44.9°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Hintsa 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 Hintsa Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Hintsa Seamount is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Hintsa Seamount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Dias Beach, which is almost 993.1km (616.9miles) away from Hintsa Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dias Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Moonlight Bay, which is 1000.2km (621.3miles) away from Hintsa Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Moonlight Bay, located approximately 1000.2km (621.3miles) from Hintsa Seamount.

Are there beaches close to Hintsa Seamount?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Hintsa Seamount. The closest decent one is Scarborough, which is 1000.7km (621.6miles) away from Hintsa Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Boulders Beach, approximately 1002.4km (622.6miles) away from Hintsa Seamount.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hintsa Seamount?

The average water temperature at Hintsa Seamount is extremely cold, around 6°C (43°F), with very little changes throughout the year. Because of this, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hintsa Seamount. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are July, August, and September. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (April, May, and June) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hintsa Seamount?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are nearly almost very cold, reaching temperatures between 2 and 7°C (36-45°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Hintsa Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hintsa Seamount...

Do you know what the Vesteris Bank , Sharrer Basin , and the city Picton in Australia have in common with Hintsa Seamount? Click on the links to find out...