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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shepard Knoll

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shepard Knoll...

Shepard Knoll is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Shepard Knoll changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in January up to 19.5°C (67.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Shepard Knoll 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 Shepard Knoll?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Shepard Knoll is approximately:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Shepard Knoll. A spot that might be worth checking out is Cortez Bank, which is about 42.8km (50.4miles) away from Shepard Knoll. Click here for directions and for more information on Cortez Bank and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Shepard Knoll are Little Waimea, which is ca 81.2km (50.4miles) away, and Donuts, located ca 82.5km (51.3miles) from Shepard Knoll.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Shepard Knoll. A good beach nearby is Coronado Municipal Beach, which is just 85.1km (52.9miles) away from Shepard Knoll. Another gorgeous beach near Shepard Knoll is Ocean Beach, which is ca 85.3km (53miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Shepard Knoll?

The average water temperature at Shepard Knoll is not very warm, around 17°C (62°F), with no significant variations during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Shepard Knoll. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shepard Knoll?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are always cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (58-67°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Shepard Knoll: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shepard Knoll...

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