Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hodgkins Seamounts
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hodgkins Seamounts...
Hodgkins Seamounts is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Hodgkins Seamounts has average variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.6°F) in March up to 14.2°C (57.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hodgkins Seamounts 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 Hodgkins Seamounts?
The current water temperature in the month of February near Hodgkins Seamounts is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located close to Hodgkins Seamounts. The closest decent spot is Shoals Reef, which is more than 242.7km (150.7miles) away from Hodgkins Seamounts. Click here
for more information on Shoals Reef and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Nootka Island
, which is 488.1km (303.1miles) away from Hodgkins Seamounts. Another fun surfspot is Nootka Island
, located approximately 488.1km (303.1miles) from Hodgkins Seamounts.
Are there beaches close to Hodgkins Seamounts?
No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Hodgkins Seamounts. The closest decent beach is Long Beach
, which is more than 555.7km (345.2miles) away from Hodgkins Seamounts. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Qualicum Beach
, approximately 594.1km (369miles) away from Hodgkins Seamounts.
What wetsuit is needed for Hodgkins Seamounts?
The water temperature at Hodgkins Seamounts is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hodgkins Seamounts?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Hodgkins Seamounts: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Hodgkins Seamounts...
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in Indonesia, the city Alfarp
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