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

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

Kupreanof is an island in the United States. It is part of the Alexander Archipelago island group. The water temperature around Kupreanof has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.6°F) in February up to 13.4°C (56°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kupreanof 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 Kupreanof?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Kupreanof is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kupreanof?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Kupreanof. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shoals Reef, which is more than 101km (62.7miles) away from Kupreanof. Click here for directions and for more information on Shoals Reef and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Nootka Island, which is ca 565.5km (351.3miles) away from Kupreanof. Another good surfspot is Nootka Island, located 565.5km (351.3miles) from Kupreanof.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Kupreanof. A good beach nearby is Hidden Bay, which is almost 579.5km (360miles) away from Kupreanof. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Pacific Ocean, which is 585.1km (363.4miles) away from Kupreanof.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kupreanof?

The sea temperature around Kupreanof is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kupreanof. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kupreanof?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kupreanof: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kupreanof...

Do you know what the the city Uddevalla in Sweden, the city Transacqua in Italy, and the city Loptin in Germany have in common with Kupreanof? Click on the links to find out...