Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Walker Bank
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Walker Bank...
Walker Bank is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Walker Bank has average variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in April up to 14.3°C (57.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Walker Bank 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 Walker Bank?
The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Walker Bank is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are close to Walker Bank. A spot that might be worth checking out is Reve Havn, which is more than 130.7km (81.2miles) away from Walker Bank. Click here
to check out more information on Reve Havn and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bybergsanden
, which is ca 131.2km (81.5miles) away from Walker Bank. Another good surfspot is Bybergsanden
, located ca 131.2km (81.5miles) from Walker Bank.
Are there white sand beaches located close to Walker Bank?
Not many beaches are located near to Walker Bank. A beach, which is not too far away, is Thurso
, which is more than 198.1km (123miles) away from Walker Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out St Andrews Beach
, which is ca 259.6km (161.3miles) away from Walker Bank.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Walker Bank?
The sea temperature at Walker Bank is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Walker Bank. However, during March, April, and May, temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 diving and fishing near Walker Bank?
Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Walker Bank: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Walker Bank...
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