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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Long Beach, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Long Beach...

Long Beach is a beach in Canada. The water temperature around Long Beach has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.6°F) in January up to 14.4°C (57.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Long Beach 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 Long Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Long Beach is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Long Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Long Beach. The nearest one is Long Beach, which is 0.6km (1.4miles) away from Long Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Long Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Long Beach are Chesterman Beach, which is approximately 2.3km (1.4miles) away, and Cox Bay, located 6.1km (3.8miles) from Long Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Long Beach. One beach, which is not too far away, is Qualicum Beach, which is just 62km (38.5miles) away from Long Beach. Another beautiful beach near Long Beach is Parksville, which is ca 67km (41.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Long Beach?

The sea temperature at Long Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Long Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Long Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Long Beach...

Do you know what the the city Mavelikara in India, the city Hukkyo-ri in North Korea, and the city Steenwerck in France have in common with Long Beach? Click on the links to find out...