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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Orange Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Orange Canyon...

Orange Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Orange Canyon has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.2°C (61.1°F) in September up to 21.7°C (71.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Orange Canyon is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Orange Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Orange Canyon is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close to Orange Canyon?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Orange Canyon. The next good one is Heaven, which is almost 326.4km (202.7miles) away from Orange Canyon. Click here to check out more information on Heaven and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Affenrucken Point, which is approximately 344.5km (213.9miles) away from Orange Canyon. Another fun surfspot is Affenrucken Point, located roughly 344.5km (213.9miles) from Orange Canyon.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Orange Canyon. A beach that might be worth checking out is Elands Bay, which is almost 347.2km (215.7miles) away from Orange Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Sandy Bay, which is roughly 366.4km (227.6miles) away from Orange Canyon.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Orange Canyon?

The water temperature at Orange Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Orange Canyon. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Orange Canyon?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Orange Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Orange Canyon...

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