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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shaw Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shaw Seamount...

Shaw Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Shaw Seamount changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in March up to 12.3°C (54.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shaw Seamount 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 Shaw Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Shaw Seamount is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Shaw Seamount. A good spot nearby is Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is more than 334.3km (207.6miles) away from Shaw Seamount. Click here for more information on Fossil Beach Kodiak and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Mill Bay, which is ca 361km (224.2miles) away from Shaw Seamount. Another surfspot is Mill Bay, located roughly 361km (224.2miles) from Shaw Seamount.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Shaw Seamount. A good beach nearby is Pacific Ocean, which is almost 503.3km (312.6miles) away from Shaw Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Race Point, roughly 516.3km (320.7miles) away from Shaw Seamount.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Shaw Seamount?

The sea temperature at Shaw Seamount is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Shaw Seamount?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Shaw Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Shaw Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Litchfield in the United States, the city Belin-Beliet in the France, and Barrow Canyon have in common with Shaw Seamount? Click on the links to find out...