Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palmer Basin
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Palmer Basin...
Palmer Basin is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Palmer Basin has low variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from -1.9°C (28.5°F) in September up to 1.3°C (34.4°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -0°C (31°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Palmer Basin 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 Palmer Basin?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Palmer Basin is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Palmer Basin. The next good one is Falkland Islands, which is more than 958.9km (595.6miles) away from Palmer Basin. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Falkland Islands and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Cabo Raso
, which is 1424.7km (884.9miles) away from Palmer Basin. Another fun surfspot is Cabo Raso
, located roughly 1424.7km (884.9miles) from Palmer Basin.
Are there white sand beaches near by?
Not too many beaches are close to Palmer Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Rada Tilly
, which is almost 1323.4km (822miles) away from Palmer Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Playa Union
, which is roughly 1495.1km (928.7miles) away from Palmer Basin.
What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Palmer Basin?
The average sea temperature at Palmer Basin is extremely cold, around -0°C (31°F), with only little variations throughout the year. Hence, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Palmer Basin. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are August, September, and October. Even during relatively "warm" days in the winter (May, June, and Jul) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.
How is the diving and fishing close to Palmer Basin?
Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are nearly almost freezing, reaching temperatures between -4 and 1°C (25-34°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.
Directions to Palmer Basin: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.