Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Meteor Seamount
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Meteor Seamount...
Meteor Seamount is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Meteor Seamount varies slightly year round.
The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in September up to 8.2°C (46.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Meteor 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 Meteor Seamount?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Meteor Seamount is about:
Are there surf spots located close to Meteor Seamount?
Not many surf spots are located close to Meteor Seamount. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dias Beach, which is almost 1101.4km (684.1miles) away from Meteor Seamount. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Dias Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Crayfish Factory
, which is ca 1108.3km (688.4miles) away from Meteor Seamount. Another surfspot is Crayfish Factory
, located roughly 1108.3km (688.4miles) from Meteor Seamount.
Are there beaches near Meteor Seamount?
Not too many beaches are located near to Meteor Seamount. The closest decent one is Scarborough
, which is almost 1108.2km (688.3miles) away from Meteor Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Simons Town
, roughly 1110.2km (689.6miles) away from Meteor Seamount.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Meteor Seamount?
The sea temperature at Meteor Seamount is very cold, reaching up to 8°C (47°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Meteor Seamount. Nevertheless, during early fall, water temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing close to Meteor Seamount?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during August, September, and October. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during January, February, and March when water temperatures reach 3 to 8°C (38-47°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.
Directions to Meteor Seamount: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Meteor Seamount...
Do you know what the the city Birdham
in United Kingdom, the city Listrac-Medoc
in France, and the city Rockport
in United States have in common with Meteor Seamount? Click on the links to find out...