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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marchand Seamount

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

Marchand Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Marchand Seamount has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3.4°C (38°F) in January up to 11.7°C (53.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Marchand Seamount 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 Marchand Seamount?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Marchand Seamount. The next good one is Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is almost 180.6km (112.2miles) away from Marchand Seamount. Click here for more information on Fossil Beach Kodiak and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Mill Bay, which is roughly 207.6km (129miles) away from Marchand Seamount. Another good surfspot is Mill Bay, located ca 207.6km (129miles) from Marchand Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Marchand Seamount. One that might be worth checking out is Pacific Ocean, which is more than 364.2km (226.2miles) away from Marchand Seamount. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Race Point, which is ca 373km (231.7miles) away from Marchand Seamount.

What wetsuit do I need for Marchand Seamount?

The water temperature at Marchand Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (53°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Marchand Seamount?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot 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 love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures range from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Marchand Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Marchand Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Santo Nino in the Philippines, the city Kovvur in the India, and the city Westminster in the United States have in common with Marchand Seamount? Click on the links to find out...