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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sotsuju Seamount

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

Sotsuju Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sotsuju Seamount varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 19.4°C (66.9°F) in March up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sotsuju 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 Sotsuju Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Sotsuju Seamount is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Sotsuju Seamount. A good spot nearby is Ekie Island, which is 398.6km (247.6miles) away from Sotsuju Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ekie Island and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tengan Pier, which is roughly 408.1km (253.5miles) away from Sotsuju Seamount. Another surfspot is Tengan Pier, located 408.1km (253.5miles) from Sotsuju Seamount.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Sotsuju Seamount. The closest decent one is Haeundae Beach, which is 755.7km (469.4miles) away from Sotsuju Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Fulong Beach, 771.6km (479.2miles) away from Sotsuju Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Sotsuju Seamount?

The sea temperature at Sotsuju Seamount is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sotsuju Seamount. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 19°C (67°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sotsuju Seamount?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (67-76°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. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sotsuju Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sotsuju Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Temax in Mexico, the city Vestbygd in Norway, and the city Crosshaven in Ireland have in common with Sotsuju Seamount? Click on the links to find out...