Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sambro Bank
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sambro Bank...
Sambro Bank is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Sambro Bank varies dramatically throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 0.9°C (33.6°F) in March up to 17°C (62.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sambro Bank 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 Sambro Bank?
The current water temperature in the month of September near Sambro Bank is about:
Are there surf spots located close to Sambro Bank?
There are not many surf spots close to Sambro Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Hirtles, which is roughly 58.2km (37.2miles) away from Sambro Bank. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Hirtles and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sambro Bank are Cow Bay-Moose Rocks
, which is 59.9km (37.2miles) away, and Lawrencetown
, located ca 61.6km (38.3miles) from Sambro Bank.
Are there gorgeous beaches close by?
Not too many beaches are close to Sambro Bank. A beach, which is not too far away, is Crescent Beach
, which is 63.1km (39.2miles) away from Sambro Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Parlee Beach
, 180.5km (112.1miles) away from Sambro Bank.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Sambro Bank?
The sea temperature at Sambro Bank 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 2-3mm 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 at Sambro Bank. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 1°C (34°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok 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 advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing close to Sambro Bank?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Sambro Bank: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.