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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Jinmu Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Jinmu Seamount...

Jinmu Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Jinmu Seamount has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.4°F) in April up to 11.6°C (52.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Jinmu Seamount 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 Jinmu Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Jinmu Seamount is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Jinmu Seamount. The closest decent spot is Veedol Beach, which is 1509.3km (937.5miles) away from Jinmu Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Veedol Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Sendai shinko, which is approximately 1630.8km (1012.9miles) away from Jinmu Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Sendai shinko, located approximately 1630.8km (1012.9miles) from Jinmu Seamount.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Jinmu Seamount. One that might be worth checking out is Kujukuri Beach, which is 1779.3km (1105.1miles) away from Jinmu Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, which is approximately 1889km (1173.3miles) away from Jinmu Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Jinmu Seamount?

The water temperature at Jinmu Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (53°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 ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during March, April, and May, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Jinmu Seamount?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 7 to 12°C (44-53°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Jinmu Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Jinmu Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Loreto in Mexico, the city Codognan in France, and the city Kali Vrysi in Greece have in common with Jinmu Seamount? Click on the links to find out...