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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Middleton Canyon

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

Middleton Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Middleton Canyon changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.2°C (39.6°F) in May up to 14.1°C (57.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Middleton Canyon 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 Middleton Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Middleton Canyon is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Middleton Canyon. The closest decent spot is Mill Bay, which is more than 227.9km (141.6miles) away from Middleton Canyon. Click here to check out more information on Mill Bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Three Mile, which is 241.9km (150.2miles) away from Middleton Canyon. Another good surfspot is Three Mile, located approximately 241.9km (150.2miles) from Middleton Canyon.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Middleton Canyon. A beach, which is not too far away, is Pacific Ocean, which is more than 102.1km (63.4miles) away from Middleton Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Race Point, which is approximately 132.3km (82.2miles) away from Middleton Canyon.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Middleton Canyon?

The sea temperature at Middleton Canyon is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late 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 ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Middleton Canyon. Nevertheless, during April, May, and June, water temperatures come down to approximately 4°C (40°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Middleton Canyon?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Middleton Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Middleton Canyon...

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