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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Morris Jesup Rise

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Morris Jesup Rise...

Morris Jesup Rise is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Morris Jesup Rise is close to constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.7°C (28.9°F) in December up to -1.6°C (29.2°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -2°C (29°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Morris Jesup Rise 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 Morris Jesup Rise?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Morris Jesup Rise is approximately:
-2°C (29°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Morris Jesup Rise. A good spot nearby is Hafnir, which is more than 1371.7km (852miles) away from Morris Jesup Rise. Click here for more information on Hafnir and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Grindavik Antenas, which is ca 1378.5km (856.2miles) away from Morris Jesup Rise. Another fun surfspot is Grindavik Antenas, located approximately 1378.5km (856.2miles) from Morris Jesup Rise.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Morris Jesup Rise. The closest decent beach is Thurso, which is 1836.8km (1140.9miles) away from Morris Jesup Rise. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out St Andrews Beach, which is approximately 1996.8km (1240.3miles) away from Morris Jesup Rise.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Morris Jesup Rise?

The average water temperature at Morris Jesup Rise is extremely cold, around -2°C (29°F), with only little changes throughout the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Morris Jesup Rise. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are November, December, and January. Even during relatively "warm" days in the winter (December, January, and February) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Morris Jesup Rise?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are always freezing, reaching temperatures between -7 and -2°C (20-29°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Morris Jesup Rise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Morris Jesup Rise...

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