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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Owen Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Owen Basin...

Owen Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Owen Basin varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.5°C (36.6°F) in March up to 12.6°C (54.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Owen Basin 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 Owen Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Owen Basin is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Owen Basin?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Owen Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cherry Hill, which is more than 121.1km (75.2miles) away from Owen Basin. Click here to check out more information on Cherry Hill and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, which is 164km (101.9miles) away from Owen Basin. Another surfspot is Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, located ca 164km (101.9miles) from Owen Basin.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Owen Basin. One beach, which is not too far away, is Prince Cove, which is just 12.6km (7.8miles) away from Owen Basin. Another gorgeous beach near Owen Basin is Grays Beach, which is 36.1km (22.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Owen Basin?

The sea temperature at Owen Basin is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Owen Basin. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Owen Basin?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Owen Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Owen Basin...

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