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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palmer Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Palmer Seamount...

Palmer Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Palmer Seamount is constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.4°C (74.2°F) in March up to 27.1°C (80.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Palmer Seamount 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 Palmer Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Palmer Seamount is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Palmer Seamount?

There are not too many surf spots close to Palmer Seamount. The closest decent spot is Magics, which is 77.4km (48.3miles) away from Palmer Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Magics and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Palmer Seamount are Lymans, which is ca 77.8km (48.3miles) away, and Banyons, located 78km (48.4miles) from Palmer Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Palmer Seamount. One beach, which is not too far away, is Keawaiki, which is just 54.8km (34miles) away from Palmer Seamount. Another gorgeous beach near Palmer Seamount is Honomalino, which is roughly 57.5km (35.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Palmer Seamount?

The average water temperature at Palmer Seamount is very warm, around 26°C (78°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. That is why a wetsuit is often not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Palmer Seamount, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are February, March, and April. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during August, September, and October. However, keep in mind to carry UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation at Palmer Seamount is remarkably strong year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Palmer Seamount?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Palmer Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Palmer Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Xinqiao in China, the city Kampen in Netherlands, and the city Wungwung in Indonesia have in common with Palmer Seamount? Click on the links to find out...