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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Raff Seamounts

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Raff Seamounts...

Raff Seamounts is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Raff Seamounts has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in March up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Raff Seamounts 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 Raff Seamounts?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Raff Seamounts is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near Raff Seamounts?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Raff Seamounts. A spot, which is not too far away, is Raft Cove, which is almost 742.9km (461.4miles) away from Raff Seamounts. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Raft Cove and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Tofino, which is ca 796.8km (494.9miles) away from Raff Seamounts. Another surfspot is Tofino, located roughly 796.8km (494.9miles) from Raff Seamounts.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Raff Seamounts. A beach, which is not too far away, is Long Beach, which is almost 802.1km (498.2miles) away from Raff Seamounts. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ocean Shores, roughly 854.5km (530.8miles) away from Raff Seamounts.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Raff Seamounts?

The water temperature at Raff Seamounts is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Raff Seamounts?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Raff Seamounts: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Raff Seamounts...

Do you know what the the city Mambago in the Philippines, the island Five in the Antigua and Barbuda, and the city Delray Beach in the United States have in common with Raff Seamounts? Click on the links to find out...