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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kuril-Kamchatka Trench

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kuril-Kamchatka Trench...

Kuril-Kamchatka Trench is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Kuril-Kamchatka Trench varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.2°C (32.3°F) in February up to 12.3°C (54.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kuril-Kamchatka Trench 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 Kuril-Kamchatka Trench?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Kuril-Kamchatka Trench is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kuril-Kamchatka Trench?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. The closest decent spot is Veedol Beach, which is almost 831km (516.2miles) away from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Veedol Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Sendai shinko, which is 969.5km (602.2miles) away from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. Another surfspot is Sendai shinko, located roughly 969.5km (602.2miles) from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. A good beach nearby is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 1136km (705.6miles) away from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, roughly 1182.3km (734.4miles) away from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Kuril-Kamchatka Trench?

The sea temperature at Kuril-Kamchatka Trench is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended 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 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 Kuril-Kamchatka Trench?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kuril-Kamchatka Trench: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kuril-Kamchatka Trench...

Do you know what the the city Casabermeja in Spain, the geo Loury Canyon , and the city Nimis in Italy have in common with Kuril-Kamchatka Trench? Click on the links to find out...