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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint Matthew Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint Matthew Canyon...

Saint Matthew Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Saint Matthew Canyon has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.3°C (32.6°F) in March up to 9.8°C (49.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 4°C (40°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint Matthew Canyon 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 Saint Matthew Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Saint Matthew Canyon is approximately:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close to Saint Matthew Canyon?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Saint Matthew Canyon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mill Bay, which is more than 920.6km (571.8miles) away from Saint Matthew Canyon. Click here for more information on Mill Bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is ca 932.4km (579.1miles) away from Saint Matthew Canyon. Another fun surfspot is Fossil Beach Kodiak, located approximately 932.4km (579.1miles) from Saint Matthew Canyon.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Saint Matthew Canyon. The closest decent beach is Race Point, which is 965.8km (599.9miles) away from Saint Matthew Canyon. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Pacific Ocean, approximately 997.4km (619.5miles) away from Saint Matthew Canyon.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Saint Matthew Canyon?

The water temperature at Saint Matthew Canyon is very cold, reaching up to 10°C (50°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Saint Matthew Canyon. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 0°C (33°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 close to Saint Matthew Canyon?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (33-42°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 5 to 10°C (41-50°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Saint Matthew Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Saint Matthew Canyon...

Do you know what the Mascarene Plain , Sottrum in Germany, and the city Muccia in Italy have in common with Saint Matthew Canyon? Click on the links to find out...