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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Islas Orcadas Rise

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Islas Orcadas Rise...

Islas Orcadas Rise is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Islas Orcadas Rise changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.9°C (35.4°F) in July up to 6.1°C (42.9°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 4°C (39°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Islas Orcadas Rise 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 Islas Orcadas Rise?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Islas Orcadas Rise is ca:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Islas Orcadas Rise. The next good one is Falkland Islands, which is 1361.1km (845.4miles) away from Islas Orcadas Rise. Click here to check out more information on Falkland Islands and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out La Paloma, which is ca 1949.9km (1211.1miles) away from Islas Orcadas Rise. Another surfspot is La Paloma, located ca 1949.9km (1211.1miles) from Islas Orcadas Rise.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Islas Orcadas Rise?

Not many beaches are located close to Islas Orcadas Rise. The closest decent beach is Mar del Plata, which is more than 1954.3km (1213.8miles) away from Islas Orcadas Rise. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Miramar, ca 1954.4km (1213.9miles) away from Islas Orcadas Rise.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Islas Orcadas Rise?

The average sea temperature at Islas Orcadas Rise is extremely cold, around 4°C (39°F), with very little variations during the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Islas Orcadas Rise. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are June, July, and August. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (February, March, and April) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing near Islas Orcadas Rise?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Islas Orcadas Rise are always very cold, reaching temperatures between 1 and 6°C (34-43°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Islas Orcadas Rise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Islas Orcadas Rise...

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