Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shirshov Ridge
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shirshov Ridge...
Shirshov Ridge is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Shirshov Ridge changes slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 0.5°C (32.9°F) in January up to 8.8°C (47.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 4°C (40°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shirshov Ridge 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 Shirshov Ridge?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Shirshov Ridge is approximately:
Are there surf spots near Shirshov Ridge?
Not too many surf spots are located close to Shirshov Ridge. A spot that might be worth checking out is Veedol Beach, which is 1932.1km (1200.1miles) away from Shirshov Ridge. Click here
to check out more information on Veedol Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Sendai shinko
, which is ca 2100.8km (1304.8miles) away from Shirshov Ridge. Another surfspot is Sendai shinko
, located roughly 2100.8km (1304.8miles) from Shirshov Ridge.
Are there beautiful beaches near Shirshov Ridge?
No, not too many beaches are located near to Shirshov Ridge. The next good beach is Lazurnaya Bay
, which is more than 2194.1km (1362.8miles) away from Shirshov Ridge. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Kujukuri Beach
, roughly 2289.2km (1421.9miles) away from Shirshov Ridge.
What wetsuit is recommended for Shirshov Ridge?
The water temperature at Shirshov Ridge is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Shirshov Ridge. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 1°C (33°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shirshov Ridge?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.
Directions to Shirshov Ridge: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Shirshov Ridge...
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