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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hirtles, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hirtles...

Hirtles is a surf spot in Canada. The water temperature around Hirtles has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.2°C (34.1°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Hirtles 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 at Hirtles?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Hirtles is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Hirtles?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Hirtles. The nearest one is Cherry Hill, which is just 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Hirtles. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cherry Hill and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Hirtles is Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, which is roughly 48.1km (29.9miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Hirtles. One that might be worth checking out is Crescent Beach, which is almost 6.7km (4.2miles) away from Hirtles. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Parlee Beach, approximately 136.8km (85miles) away from Hirtles.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Hirtles?

The sea temperature at Hirtles is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 1°C (34°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hirtles?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hirtles: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hirtles...

Do you know what the the city Green Knoll in the United States, the geo Vulcan Shoal , and the city Garaguso in the Italy have in common with Hirtles? Click on the links to find out...