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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near St Johns, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about St Johns...

St Johns is a coastal city in Canada. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 99182 people. The water temperature around St Johns changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from -0.9°C (30.3°F) in March up to 14°C (57.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (40°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since St Johns 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 St Johns?

The current water temperature in the month of August near St Johns is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near St Johns?

Not too many surf spots are located close to St Johns. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ingonish Beach, which is almost 369.7km (229.6miles) away from St Johns. Click here for directions and for more information on Ingonish Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Lawrencetown, which is 560.4km (348.1miles) away from St Johns. Another fun surfspot is Lawrencetown, located roughly 560.4km (348.1miles) from St Johns.

Are there beautiful beaches near St Johns?

No, not too many beaches are located near to St Johns. A beach, which is not too far away, is Grand Beach, which is almost 135.1km (83.9miles) away from St Johns. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Wreck Beach, which is roughly 364.8km (226.6miles) away from St Johns.

What wetsuit is recommended for St Johns?

The water temperature around St Johns is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around St Johns. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to roughly -1°C (30°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to St Johns?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -1 to 4°C (30-39°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to St Johns: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about St Johns...

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