Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Strait of Belle Isle
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Strait of Belle Isle...
Strait of Belle Isle is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Strait of Belle Isle varies dramatically throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from -1.9°C (28.5°F) in February up to 8.2°C (46.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 2°C (36°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Strait of Belle Isle 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 Strait of Belle Isle?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Strait of Belle Isle is about:
Are there surf spots located close to Strait of Belle Isle?
Not many surf spots are located close to Strait of Belle Isle. A good spot nearby is Ingonish Beach, which is 382.7km (237.7miles) away from Strait of Belle Isle. Click here
to check out more information on Ingonish Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Lawrencetown
, which is 581.1km (361miles) away from Strait of Belle Isle. Another good surfspot is Lawrencetown
, located ca 581.1km (361miles) from Strait of Belle Isle.
Are there gorgeous beaches near Strait of Belle Isle?
Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Strait of Belle Isle. A beach, which is not too far away, is Grand Beach
, which is more than 305.7km (189.9miles) away from Strait of Belle Isle. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Wreck Beach
, which is ca 374km (232.3miles) away from Strait of Belle Isle.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Strait of Belle Isle?
The sea temperature at Strait of Belle Isle is very cold, reaching up to 8°C (47°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately -2°C (29°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing close to Strait of Belle Isle?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -2 to 3°C (29-38°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.
Directions to Strait of Belle Isle: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Strait of Belle Isle...
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