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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Washington Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Washington Canyon...

Washington Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Washington Canyon has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.8°F) in March up to 24.8°C (76.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Washington Canyon 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 Washington Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Washington Canyon is approximately:
24°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Washington Canyon. The closest decent spot is Assateague, which is just 63.5km (42.5miles) away from Washington Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Assateague and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Washington Canyon are Wedge, which is roughly 68.5km (42.5miles) away, and 48th Street Ocean City, located ca 71.2km (44.2miles) from Washington Canyon.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Washington Canyon?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Washington Canyon. The closest decent beach is Oyster Place Road, which is just 66.8km (41.5miles) away from Washington Canyon. Another gorgeous beach near Washington Canyon is Ocean City, ca 69.4km (43.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Washington Canyon?

The water temperature at Washington Canyon is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 9°C (49°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Washington Canyon?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Washington Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Washington Canyon...

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