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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Moody, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port Moody...

Port Moody is a coastal city in Canada. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 27512 people. The water temperature around Port Moody changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in January up to 17°C (62.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Port Moody 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 Port Moody?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Port Moody is approximately:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots close to Port Moody?

There are not too many surf spots close to Port Moody. The closest decent spot is Point roberts point, which is just 22.2km (36.4miles) away from Port Moody. Click here for more information on Point roberts point and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Port Moody are Midgets, which is approximately 58.6km (36.4miles) away, and Fort Ebey, located approximately 73.2km (45.5miles) from Port Moody.

Are there nice beaches near Port Moody?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches close to Port Moody. The nearest one is Second Beach, which is 13.4km (8.3miles) away from Port Moody. Another beach near Port Moody is Third Beach, which is 13.8km (8.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Port Moody?

The water temperature around Port Moody is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Port Moody. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Port Moody?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Port Moody: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Port Moody...

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