Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Northern Spur
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Northern Spur...
Northern Spur is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Northern Spur varies significantly year round.
The temperature ranges from 1.3°C (34.3°F) in March up to 17.5°C (63.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Northern Spur 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 Northern Spur?
The current water temperature in the month of March near Northern Spur is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Northern Spur. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sable Island, which is almost 48.1km (29.9miles) away from Northern Spur. 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 check out Lawrencetown-Plan B
, which is ca 130.7km (81.2miles) away from Northern Spur. Another good surfspot is Lawrencetown-Plan B
, located 130.7km (81.2miles) from Northern Spur.
Are there beaches close by?
No, not too many beaches are near to Northern Spur. A good beach nearby is Crescent Beach
, which is more than 178.6km (110.9miles) away from Northern Spur. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Wreck Beach
, which is 183.2km (113.8miles) away from Northern Spur.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Northern Spur?
The water temperature at Northern Spur is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Northern Spur. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to 1°C (34°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly 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 close to Northern Spur?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Northern Spur: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Northern Spur...
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