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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Josephine Seamount

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

Josephine Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Josephine Seamount varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.3°C (59.5°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Josephine 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 Josephine Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Josephine Seamount is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Josephine Seamount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Beliche, which is more than 292.6km (181.7miles) away from Josephine Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Beliche and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Tonel, which is ca 293.5km (182.3miles) away from Josephine Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Tonel, located approximately 293.5km (182.3miles) from Josephine Seamount.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Josephine Seamount. A beach that might be worth checking out is Porto Santo Beach, which is more than 278.9km (173.2miles) away from Josephine Seamount. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Praia da Pedra Negra, approximately 294.5km (182.9miles) away from Josephine Seamount.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Josephine Seamount?

The sea temperature at Josephine Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Josephine Seamount. However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (60°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Josephine Seamount?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Josephine Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Josephine Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Villa Verde in Italy, the city Zygos in Greece, and the city Karangmangu in Indonesia have in common with Josephine Seamount? Click on the links to find out...