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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Misaine Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Misaine Bank...

Misaine Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Misaine Bank varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in March up to 15.9°C (60.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Misaine Bank 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 Misaine Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Misaine Bank is approximately:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Misaine Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sable Island, which is almost 109.3km (67.9miles) away from Misaine Bank. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sable Island and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Lawrencetown, which is roughly 233.7km (145.1miles) away from Misaine Bank. Another fun surfspot is Lawrencetown, located approximately 233.7km (145.1miles) from Misaine Bank.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Misaine Bank. A beach that might be worth checking out is Wreck Beach, which is almost 130.8km (81.3miles) away from Misaine Bank. If you have some extra time, you can also try Grand Beach, approximately 197.2km (122.5miles) away from Misaine Bank.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Misaine Bank?

The water temperature at Misaine Bank is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to approximately 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Misaine Bank?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Misaine Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Misaine Bank...

Do you know what the Father Charles Canyon , Pralormo in Italy, and the city Poppenbull in Germany have in common with Misaine Bank? Click on the links to find out...