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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kuiu, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kuiu...

Kuiu is an island in the United States. It is part of the Alexander Archipelago island group. The water temperature around Kuiu has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (37.9°F) in February up to 10.6°C (51.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kuiu 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 Kuiu?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Kuiu is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Kuiu. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shoals Reef, which is 73.3km (45.5miles) away from Kuiu. Click here for more information on Shoals Reef and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Nootka Island, which is ca 568.1km (352.9miles) away from Kuiu. Another surfspot is Nootka Island, located approximately 568.1km (352.9miles) from Kuiu.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Kuiu. One that might be worth checking out is Hidden Bay, which is 562.5km (349.4miles) away from Kuiu. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Pacific Ocean, approximately 563.1km (349.8miles) away from Kuiu.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kuiu?

The water temperature around Kuiu is very cold, reaching up to 11°C (51°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kuiu. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kuiu?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kuiu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kuiu...

Do you know what the the city Wawa in the Philippines, the city Cocoa Beach in the United States, and the city Kaarina in the Finland have in common with Kuiu? Click on the links to find out...