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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shell Bank

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

Shell Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Shell Bank changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.6°C (33.2°F) in October up to 4.9°C (40.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 2°C (36°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Shell Bank 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 Shell Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Shell Bank is about:
1°C (34°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Shell Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Darne, which is 2458.2km (1526.9miles) away from Shell Bank. Click here for more information on Darne and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Petit sancho, which is approximately 2463.1km (1529.9miles) away from Shell Bank. Another fun surfspot is Petit sancho, located 2463.1km (1529.9miles) from Shell Bank.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Shell Bank. A good beach nearby is La Preneuse, which is more than 2475km (1537.3miles) away from Shell Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Flic en Flac, which is 2480.1km (1540.4miles) away from Shell Bank.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Shell Bank?

The average sea temperature at Shell Bank is extremely cold, around 2°C (36°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Shell Bank. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are . Even during relatively "warm" days in the summer (January, February, and March) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing near Shell Bank?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters at Shell Bank are always freezing, reaching temperatures between -0 and 5°C (32-41°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Shell Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Shell Bank...

Do you know what the the city Komarovo in Russia, the city Wassenaar in Netherlands, and the city La Maddalena in Italy have in common with Shell Bank? Click on the links to find out...