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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petit de Grat, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Petit de Grat...

Petit de Grat is an island in Canada. It is one of the islands of the Nova Scotia island group. The water temperature around Petit de Grat varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.1°C (30°F) in March up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Petit de Grat 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 Petit de Grat?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Petit de Grat is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Petit de Grat?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Petit de Grat. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ingonish Beach, which is almost 83.4km (51.8miles) away from Petit de Grat. Click here to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Lawrencetown, which is roughly 131.6km (81.7miles) away from Petit de Grat. Another good surfspot is Lawrencetown, located roughly 131.6km (81.7miles) from Petit de Grat.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Petit de Grat. A good beach nearby is Wreck Beach, which is more than 92km (57.1miles) away from Petit de Grat. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Cavendish Beach, which is roughly 134.7km (83.7miles) away from Petit de Grat.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Petit de Grat?

The sea temperature around Petit de Grat is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Petit de Grat. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to approximately -1°C (30°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Petit de Grat?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -1 to 4°C (30-39°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Petit de Grat: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Petit de Grat...

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