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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sumas, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sumas...

Sumas is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1307 people. The water temperature around Sumas changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.3°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sumas 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 Sumas?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Sumas is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sumas. A good spot nearby is Point roberts point, which is about 35.7km (36.3miles) away from Sumas. Click here for directions and for more information on Point roberts point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sumas are Fort Ebey, which is 58.4km (36.3miles) away, and Midgets, located approximately 60km (37.3miles) from Sumas.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Sumas. One beach, which is not too far away, is White Rock Beach, which is only 25.1km (15.6miles) away from Sumas. Another beach near Sumas is Sound View Beach, which is approximately 36.4km (22.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Sumas?

The water temperature around Sumas 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sumas. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sumas?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sumas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sumas...

Do you know what the Walker Seamount , Croisilles in France, and the city Vilanova de Prades in Spain have in common with Sumas? Click on the links to find out...