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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Southwest Indian Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Southwest Indian Ridge...

Southwest Indian Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Southwest Indian Ridge varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.7°F) in October up to 11.8°C (53.2°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Southwest Indian Ridge 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 Southwest Indian Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Southwest Indian Ridge is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Southwest Indian Ridge. The closest decent spot is Yellowsands Point, which is more than 982km (609.9miles) away from Southwest Indian Ridge. Click here for directions and for more information on Yellowsands Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Gonubie Lefts, which is ca 982.4km (610.2miles) away from Southwest Indian Ridge. Another fun surfspot is Gonubie Lefts, located roughly 982.4km (610.2miles) from Southwest Indian Ridge.

Are there beaches in proximity to Southwest Indian Ridge?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Southwest Indian Ridge. The closest decent one is Kidds Beach, which is 984.8km (611.7miles) away from Southwest Indian Ridge. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Cape St Francis, which is roughly 1058.8km (657.6miles) away from Southwest Indian Ridge.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Southwest Indian Ridge?

The average sea temperature at Southwest Indian Ridge is definitely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with very little variations throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Southwest Indian Ridge. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are . It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of March, April, and May.

How is the diving and fishing near Southwest Indian Ridge?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 7 and 12°C (44-53°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Southwest Indian Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Southwest Indian Ridge...

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