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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Island...

West Island is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around West Island is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since West Island 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 at West Island?

The current water temperature in the month of August at West Island is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to West Island?

There are not many surf spots close to West Island. The next good one is Fort Ebey, which is 9km (20.4miles) away from West Island. Click here for directions and for more information on Fort Ebey and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near West Island are Super Green, which is ca 32.9km (20.4miles) away, and Midgets, located approximately 40.2km (25miles) from West Island.

Are there any other white sand beaches near West Island?

There are some other nice beaches in close proximity to West Island. The closest one is Harbor Islands Reservation, which is 7.6km (4.8miles) away from West Island. Another good beach near West Island is Sound View Beach, which is ca 37.9km (23.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for West Island?

The average sea temperature at West Island is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with very little changes throughout the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at West Island. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing close to West Island?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to West Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Island...

Do you know what the the city Dunswell in United Kingdom, the city Nureci in Italy, and the city Dongyuan in China have in common with West Island? Click on the links to find out...