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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sierra Seamount

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

Sierra Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sierra Seamount changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (62°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sierra 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 Sierra Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Sierra Seamount is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Sierra Seamount. The next good one is Taito, which is 580.4km (360.5miles) away from Sierra Seamount. Click here for more information on Taito and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Nagai, which is 621.4km (386miles) away from Sierra Seamount. Another good surfspot is Nagai, located approximately 621.4km (386miles) from Sierra Seamount.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Sierra Seamount. The closest decent beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is 580.2km (360.4miles) away from Sierra Seamount. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, which is approximately 1165.3km (723.8miles) away from Sierra Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Sierra Seamount?

The water temperature at Sierra Seamount is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sierra Seamount?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sierra Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sierra Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Portaria in Greece, the city Michurinskoye in Russia, and the city Folkston in United States have in common with Sierra Seamount? Click on the links to find out...