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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Scatarie Bank

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

Scatarie Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Scatarie Bank has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.6°F) in February up to 17°C (62.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Scatarie 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 Scatarie Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Scatarie Bank is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Scatarie Bank. The closest decent spot is Ingonish Beach, which is almost 71.6km (44.5miles) away from Scatarie Bank. Click here to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Lawrencetown, which is 221km (137.3miles) away from Scatarie Bank. Another surfspot is Lawrencetown, located approximately 221km (137.3miles) from Scatarie Bank.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Scatarie Bank?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Scatarie Bank. A beach that might be worth checking out is Wreck Beach, which is more than 75km (46.6miles) away from Scatarie Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Grand Beach, approximately 193.3km (120.1miles) away from Scatarie Bank.

What wetsuit do I need for Scatarie Bank?

The water temperature at Scatarie 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Scatarie Bank. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly -0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Scatarie Bank?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Scatarie Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Scatarie Bank...

Do you know what the the city Varano De Melegari in Italy, the city Bergamasco in Italy, and the city Kintbury in United Kingdom have in common with Scatarie Bank? Click on the links to find out...