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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Newfoundland Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Newfoundland Ridge...

Newfoundland Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Newfoundland Ridge varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in April up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Newfoundland Ridge 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 Newfoundland Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Newfoundland Ridge is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Newfoundland Ridge. A good spot nearby is Sable Island, which is more than 636.8km (395.5miles) away from Newfoundland Ridge. Click here to check out more information on Sable Island and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Lawrencetown, which is approximately 806.8km (501.1miles) away from Newfoundland Ridge. Another fun surfspot is Lawrencetown, located ca 806.8km (501.1miles) from Newfoundland Ridge.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Newfoundland Ridge?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Newfoundland Ridge. A beach, which is not too far away, is Grand Beach, which is more than 578.3km (359.2miles) away from Newfoundland Ridge. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Wreck Beach, ca 726.5km (451.2miles) away from Newfoundland Ridge.

What wetsuit is needed for Newfoundland Ridge?

The water temperature at Newfoundland Ridge is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Newfoundland Ridge. However, during March, April, and May, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Newfoundland Ridge?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Newfoundland Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Newfoundland Ridge...

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