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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Quadra, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Quadra...

Quadra is an island in Canada. It is part of the Discovery Islands island group. The water temperature around Quadra has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.2°F) in January up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Quadra 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 Quadra?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Quadra is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Quadra. The closest decent spot is Hansons, which is just 47.3km (47.4miles) away from Quadra. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hansons and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Quadra are Tofino, which is approximately 76.3km (47.4miles) away, and Chestermans beach-north, located roughly 77km (47.8miles) from Quadra.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Quadra. A good beach nearby is Qualicum Beach, which is only 66.8km (41.5miles) away from Quadra. Another nice beach near Quadra is Parksville, which is roughly 71.8km (44.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Quadra?

The sea temperature around Quadra is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Quadra?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°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 water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Quadra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Quadra...

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