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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Selkirk Rise

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Selkirk Rise...

Selkirk Rise is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Selkirk Rise changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55°F) in September up to 19.5°C (67°F) in the month of February, 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 late winter, since Selkirk Rise 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 Selkirk Rise?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Selkirk Rise is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Selkirk Rise. The closest decent spot is Carelmapu, which is 537.5km (333.8miles) away from Selkirk Rise. Click here for more information on Carelmapu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Isla Negra, which is 643.5km (399.7miles) away from Selkirk Rise. Another surfspot is Isla Negra, located ca 643.5km (399.7miles) from Selkirk Rise.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Selkirk Rise. A beach, which is not too far away, is Las Grutas, which is 922.9km (573.2miles) away from Selkirk Rise. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Rada Tilly, ca 928.8km (576.9miles) away from Selkirk Rise.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Selkirk Rise?

The water temperature at Selkirk Rise is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Selkirk Rise. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Selkirk Rise?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Selkirk Rise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Selkirk Rise...

Do you know what the the city Mayo in Thailand, the city Chateauneuf-du-Pape in France, and the city Shengjergj in Albania have in common with Selkirk Rise? Click on the links to find out...