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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Moresby, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Moresby...

Moresby is an island in Canada. It is part of the Queen Charlotte Islands island group. The water temperature around Moresby varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.5°F) in February up to 14.2°C (57.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Moresby 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 Moresby?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Moresby is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Moresby. The closest decent spot is Raft Cove, which is more than 216.5km (134.4miles) away from Moresby. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Raft Cove and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Shoals Reef, which is approximately 329.9km (204.9miles) away from Moresby. Another surfspot is Shoals Reef, located roughly 329.9km (204.9miles) from Moresby.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Moresby. The closest decent one is Long Beach, which is 373.9km (232.2miles) away from Moresby. If you have some extra time, you can also try Qualicum Beach, roughly 407.2km (252.9miles) away from Moresby.

What wetsuit do I need for Moresby?

The water temperature around Moresby is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Moresby?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Moresby: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Moresby...

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