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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Putnam Seamount

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

Putnam Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Putnam Seamount changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.4°F) in March up to 12.7°C (54.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Putnam 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 Putnam Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Putnam Seamount is approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Putnam Seamount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Three Mile, which is almost 504.2km (313.2miles) away from Putnam Seamount. Click here for more information on Three Mile and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Mill Bay, which is 525.2km (326.2miles) away from Putnam Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Mill Bay, located ca 525.2km (326.2miles) from Putnam Seamount.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Putnam Seamount. The closest decent beach is Race Point, which is almost 701.4km (435.6miles) away from Putnam Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Pacific Ocean, ca 704.3km (437.5miles) away from Putnam Seamount.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Putnam Seamount?

The water temperature at Putnam Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Putnam Seamount?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Putnam Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Putnam Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Pendolo in Indonesia, the geo Lindenkohl Basin , and the city Aenganyar in Indonesia have in common with Putnam Seamount? Click on the links to find out...