watertemperature.org logo2

Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pioneer Escarpment

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pioneer Escarpment...

Pioneer Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Pioneer Escarpment has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.7°C (53.1°F) in January up to 18.5°C (65.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pioneer Escarpment 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 Pioneer Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Pioneer Escarpment is approximately:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Pioneer Escarpment. A good spot nearby is Big River, which is almost 237.7km (147.6miles) away from Pioneer Escarpment. Click here to check out more information on Big River and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Manchester Beach, which is roughly 239.8km (148.9miles) away from Pioneer Escarpment. Another surfspot is Manchester Beach, located approximately 239.8km (148.9miles) from Pioneer Escarpment.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Pioneer Escarpment. The next good one is Caspar Headlands State Beach, which is more than 237.3km (147.4miles) away from Pioneer Escarpment. If you have some extra time, you can also try Russian Gulch State Park, approximately 238.9km (148.4miles) away from Pioneer Escarpment.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Pioneer Escarpment?

The water temperature at Pioneer Escarpment is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures cool down to 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pioneer Escarpment?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pioneer Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pioneer Escarpment...

Do you know what the the city Orsomarso in Italy, the city Berneval-le-Grand in France, and the city Chichas in Peru have in common with Pioneer Escarpment? Click on the links to find out...