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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mason Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mason Canyon...

Mason Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Mason Canyon has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in July up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Mason Canyon 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 Mason Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Mason Canyon is ca:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Mason Canyon. A good spot nearby is Dinner Plates, which is just 82.4km (53.7miles) away from Mason Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Dinner Plates and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mason Canyon are Porpoise Bay, which is roughly 86.5km (53.7miles) away, and Papatowai, located ca 104.9km (65.1miles) from Mason Canyon.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Mason Canyon. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is 55.5km (34.5miles) away from Mason Canyon. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 166.2km (103.3miles) away from Mason Canyon.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Mason Canyon?

The sea temperature at Mason Canyon is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures come down to 11°C (51°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mason Canyon?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Mason Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mason Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Polay in Indonesia, the city Kavelstorf in Germany, and the city Borgarnes in Iceland have in common with Mason Canyon? Click on the links to find out...