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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ward Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ward Basin...

Ward Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Ward Basin has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.6°F) in March up to 8.2°C (46.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ward Basin 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 Ward Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Ward Basin is ca:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Ward Basin. The closest decent spot is Veedol Beach, which is more than 2131km (1323.6miles) away from Ward Basin. Click here to check out more information on Veedol Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Sendai shinko, which is roughly 2282.6km (1417.7miles) away from Ward Basin. Another good surfspot is Sendai shinko, located 2282.6km (1417.7miles) from Ward Basin.

Are there white sand beaches close to Ward Basin?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Ward Basin. The closest decent beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 2456.1km (1525.5miles) away from Ward Basin. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, which is 2462.9km (1529.8miles) away from Ward Basin.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ward Basin?

The sea temperature at Ward Basin is very cold, reaching up to 8°C (47°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ward Basin?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures reach 3 to 8°C (38-47°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Ward Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ward Basin...

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