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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Schmidt-Ott Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Schmidt-Ott Seamount...

Schmidt-Ott Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Schmidt-Ott Seamount changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in April up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Schmidt-Ott Seamount is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Schmidt-Ott Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Schmidt-Ott Seamount is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close to Schmidt-Ott Seamount?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Schmidt-Ott Seamount. The next good one is Dias Beach, which is almost 461.4km (286.6miles) away from Schmidt-Ott Seamount. Click here for more information on Dias Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Crayfish Factory, which is approximately 466.6km (289.8miles) away from Schmidt-Ott Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Crayfish Factory, located approximately 466.6km (289.8miles) from Schmidt-Ott Seamount.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Schmidt-Ott Seamount. The closest decent beach is Scarborough, which is more than 466.7km (289.9miles) away from Schmidt-Ott Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kommetjie, which is approximately 468.5km (291miles) away from Schmidt-Ott Seamount.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Schmidt-Ott Seamount?

The water temperature at Schmidt-Ott Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Schmidt-Ott Seamount. However, during March, April, and May, water temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Schmidt-Ott Seamount?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Schmidt-Ott Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Schmidt-Ott Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Chawang in Thailand, the city Mariveles in Philippines, and the city Nifu in Indonesia have in common with Schmidt-Ott Seamount? Click on the links to find out...