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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lawrencetown, Canada

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

Lawrencetown is a surf spot in Canada. The water temperature around Lawrencetown changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0.5°C (32.9°F) in March up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lawrencetown 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 at Lawrencetown?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Lawrencetown is about:
1°C (35°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Lawrencetown. The closest one is Lawrencetown-Plan B, which is 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Lawrencetown. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lawrencetown-Plan B and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Lawrencetown is Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, which is roughly 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Lawrencetown?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Lawrencetown. A good beach nearby is Crescent Beach, which is 59.3km (36.8miles) away from Lawrencetown. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Parlee Beach, which is roughly 123.2km (76.5miles) away from Lawrencetown.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lawrencetown?

The water temperature at Lawrencetown is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 1°C (33°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lawrencetown?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lawrencetown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lawrencetown...

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