Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near McGowan Seamount
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about McGowan Seamount...
McGowan Seamount is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around McGowan Seamount is close to steady throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.8°F) in February up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since McGowan 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 McGowan Seamount?
The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around McGowan Seamount is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not many surf spots are close to McGowan Seamount. A good spot nearby is Baobab, which is more than 483.7km (300.4miles) away from McGowan Seamount. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Baobab and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Petites Mamelles
, which is roughly 485.5km (301.6miles) away from McGowan Seamount. Another surfspot is Petites Mamelles
, located 485.5km (301.6miles) from McGowan Seamount.
Are there sandy beaches located close to McGowan Seamount?
Not many beaches are located in close proximity to McGowan Seamount. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kololi
, which is almost 438.5km (272.3miles) away from McGowan Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also try Fajara
, 440.4km (273.5miles) away from McGowan Seamount.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for McGowan Seamount?
The average sea temperature at McGowan Seamount is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at McGowan Seamount. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at McGowan Seamount can be very intense.
How is the diving and fishing near McGowan Seamount?
Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to McGowan Seamount: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about McGowan Seamount...
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, and the city Bergvliet
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