Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Physalia Seamount
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Physalia Seamount...
Physalia Seamount is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Physalia Seamount changes dramatically year round.
The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46.1°F) in February up to 23.8°C (74.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Physalia 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 Physalia Seamount?
The current water temperature in the month of September near Physalia Seamount is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Physalia Seamount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Madaquecham Nantucket Island, which is almost 188.5km (117.1miles) away from Physalia Seamount. Click here
for directions and for more information on Madaquecham Nantucket Island and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Madaket
, which is ca 196.1km (121.8miles) away from Physalia Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Madaket
, located ca 196.1km (121.8miles) from Physalia Seamount.
Are there sandy beaches near by?
Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Physalia Seamount. A beach, which is not too far away, is Siasconset Beach
, which is almost 184.4km (114.5miles) away from Physalia Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Fishermans Beach
, which is ca 189.4km (117.6miles) away from Physalia Seamount.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Physalia Seamount?
The sea temperature at Physalia Seamount is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Physalia Seamount. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the diving and fishing close to Physalia Seamount?
Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Physalia Seamount: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Physalia Seamount...
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in Indonesia, and the city Nanyamba
in Tanzania have in common with Physalia Seamount? Click on the links to find out...