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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Malloy Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Malloy Seamount...

Malloy Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Malloy Seamount changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (62°F) in September up to 22°C (71.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Malloy Seamount is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Malloy Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Malloy Seamount is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Malloy Seamount. The closest decent spot is Hottentot Bay, which is more than 400.4km (248.7miles) away from Malloy Seamount. Click here for more information on Hottentot Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Spencer Bay, which is roughly 405.3km (251.8miles) away from Malloy Seamount. Another surfspot is Spencer Bay, located approximately 405.3km (251.8miles) from Malloy Seamount.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Malloy Seamount. A beach, which is not too far away, is Elands Bay, which is more than 630.7km (391.7miles) away from Malloy Seamount. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Melkbosstrand, approximately 679.7km (422.2miles) away from Malloy Seamount.

What wetsuit is needed for Malloy Seamount?

The water temperature at Malloy Seamount is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Malloy Seamount. Nevertheless, during early fall, water temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Malloy Seamount?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Malloy Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Malloy Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Mauleon-Licharre in France, the city Boves in France, and the city Casablanca in Morocco have in common with Malloy Seamount? Click on the links to find out...