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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Picket Seamount

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

Picket Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Picket Seamount varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60.1°F) in January up to 25.1°C (77.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Picket 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 Picket Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Picket Seamount is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Picket Seamount. The closest decent spot is Madaquecham Nantucket Island, which is almost 240.4km (149.3miles) away from Picket Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Madaquecham Nantucket Island and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Madaket, which is 248.1km (154.1miles) away from Picket Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Madaket, located ca 248.1km (154.1miles) from Picket Seamount.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Picket Seamount?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Picket Seamount. One that might be worth checking out is Siasconset Beach, which is almost 236.1km (146.6miles) away from Picket Seamount. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Fishermans Beach, ca 241.4km (149.9miles) away from Picket Seamount.

What wetsuit is needed for Picket Seamount?

The water temperature at Picket Seamount is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to nearly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Picket Seamount?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Picket Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Picket Seamount...

Do you know what the Lobachevskiy Seamount , Macao in Portugal, and the city Bambolim in India have in common with Picket Seamount? Click on the links to find out...