Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kikai Seamount
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kikai Seamount...
Kikai Seamount is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Kikai Seamount changes slightly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.7°F) in February up to 29°C (84.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kikai 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 Kikai Seamount?
The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Kikai Seamount is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Kikai Seamount. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kizaki beach, which is more than 229.3km (142.4miles) away from Kikai Seamount. Click here
for more information on Kizaki beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Ekie Island
, which is ca 241.7km (150.1miles) away from Kikai Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Ekie Island
, located roughly 241.7km (150.1miles) from Kikai Seamount.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are near to Kikai Seamount. One that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach
, which is 470.9km (292.5miles) away from Kikai Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Fulong Beach
, which is roughly 621.8km (386.2miles) away from Kikai Seamount.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kikai Seamount?
The water temperature at Kikai Seamount is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to 20°C (69°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kikai Seamount?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Kikai Seamount: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Kikai Seamount...
Do you know what the the city Taiping
in China, the city Socastee
in United States, and Hopkins Reef
have in common with Kikai Seamount? Click on the links to find out...