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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Spiess Seamount

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

Spiess Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Spiess Seamount has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.8°C (28.8°F) in September up to 1.8°C (35.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -0°C (32°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Spiess Seamount 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 Spiess Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Spiess Seamount is approximately:
0°C (33°F)

Are there surf spots close to Spiess Seamount?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Spiess Seamount. A good spot nearby is Dias Beach, which is 1746.9km (1085miles) away from Spiess Seamount. Click here for directions and for more information on Dias Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Crayfish Factory, which is 1753.1km (1088.9miles) away from Spiess Seamount. Another surfspot is Crayfish Factory, located roughly 1753.1km (1088.9miles) from Spiess Seamount.

Are there beaches near Spiess Seamount?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Spiess Seamount. The next good beach is Scarborough, which is more than 1753.2km (1088.9miles) away from Spiess Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kommetjie, roughly 1755.3km (1090.2miles) away from Spiess Seamount.

What wetsuit is needed for Spiess Seamount?

The average water temperature at Spiess Seamount is extremely cold, around -0°C (32°F), with very little variations during the year. Because of this, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Spiess Seamount. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are August, September, and October. Even during relatively "warm" days in the summer (January, February, and March) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Spiess Seamount?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Spiess Seamount are nearly almost freezing, reaching temperatures between -3 and 2°C (26-35°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Spiess Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Spiess Seamount...

Do you know what the Dan Panorama Haifa , Arborea in Italy, and the city Tlacotalpan in Mexico have in common with Spiess Seamount? Click on the links to find out...