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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Union Seamount

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

Union Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Union Seamount has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.1°F) in March up to 17.6°C (63.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Union Seamount 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 Union Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Union Seamount is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Union Seamount. A spot that might be worth checking out is Raft Cove, which is almost 209.8km (130.3miles) away from Union Seamount. Click here for more information on Raft Cove and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tofino, which is 311.1km (193.2miles) away from Union Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Tofino, located ca 311.1km (193.2miles) from Union Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Union Seamount. A good beach nearby is Long Beach, which is almost 318.7km (198miles) away from Union Seamount. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Qualicum Beach, which is ca 374.3km (232.5miles) away from Union Seamount.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Union Seamount?

The water temperature at Union Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Union Seamount?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Union Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Union Seamount...

Do you know what the the island Parris in the United States, the city Castelmassimo in the Italy, and Columbia Ledge have in common with Union Seamount? Click on the links to find out...