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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hydrate Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hydrate Ridge...

Hydrate Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Hydrate Ridge varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.8°F) in March up to 15.9°C (60.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hydrate Ridge 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 Hydrate Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Hydrate Ridge is ca:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Hydrate Ridge. A spot that might be worth checking out is Newport The Box, which is roughly 50.5km (31.6miles) away from Hydrate Ridge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Newport The Box and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hydrate Ridge are Otter Rock, which is roughly 50.9km (31.6miles) away, and Agate Beach, located roughly 51km (31.7miles) from Hydrate Ridge.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Hydrate Ridge. The next good one is Moolack Beach, which is just 50.9km (31.6miles) away from Hydrate Ridge. Another good beach near Hydrate Ridge is Nye Beach, which is ca 51km (31.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Hydrate Ridge?

The sea temperature at Hydrate Ridge is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Hydrate Ridge. However, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 9°C (49°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Hydrate Ridge?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hydrate Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hydrate Ridge...

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