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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ingonish Beach, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ingonish Beach...

Ingonish Beach is a surf spot in Canada. The water temperature around Ingonish Beach varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -0.4°C (31.2°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ingonish Beach 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 Ingonish Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Ingonish Beach is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Ingonish Beach?

Not many surf spots are located close to Ingonish Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sable Island, which is almost 189.5km (117.7miles) away from Ingonish Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sable Island and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Lawrencetown, which is approximately 200.7km (124.7miles) away from Ingonish Beach.

Are there white sand beaches near Ingonish Beach?

Not too many beaches are located near to Ingonish Beach. The next good one is Wreck Beach, which is 8.6km (5.4miles) away from Ingonish Beach. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Cavendish Beach, ca 144km (89.4miles) away from Ingonish Beach.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Ingonish Beach?

The sea temperature at Ingonish Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately -0°C (31°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ingonish Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (31-40°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ingonish Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ingonish Beach...

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