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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sanak Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sanak Bank...

Sanak Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sanak Bank varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.9°F) in February up to 10.7°C (51.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sanak 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 Sanak Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Sanak Bank is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Sanak Bank. A good spot nearby is Three Mile, which is 403.6km (250.7miles) away from Sanak Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Three Mile and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Mill Bay, which is approximately 418.1km (259.7miles) away from Sanak Bank. Another good surfspot is Mill Bay, located approximately 418.1km (259.7miles) from Sanak Bank.

Are there beaches close to Sanak Bank?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Sanak Bank. A beach, which is not too far away, is Race Point, which is 581.6km (361.3miles) away from Sanak Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Pacific Ocean, which is approximately 591.8km (367.6miles) away from Sanak Bank.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sanak Bank?

The sea temperature at Sanak Bank is very cold, reaching up to 11°C (51°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Sanak Bank. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sanak Bank?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sanak Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sanak Bank...

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