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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near White Rock Beach, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about White Rock Beach...

White Rock Beach is a beach in Canada. The water temperature around White Rock Beach has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.3°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since White Rock Beach 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 White Rock Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of September at White Rock Beach is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to White Rock Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Point roberts point, which is just 11km (27miles) away from White Rock Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Point roberts point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near White Rock Beach are Midgets, which is approximately 43.5km (27miles) away, and Fort Ebey, located roughly 55.4km (34.4miles) from White Rock Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to White Rock Beach. A good beach nearby is Kitsilano, which is just 23km (14.3miles) away from White Rock Beach. Another nice beach near White Rock Beach is Sound View Beach, ca 23.1km (14.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for White Rock Beach?

The water temperature at White Rock Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). In this season, 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 ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near White Rock Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to White Rock Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about White Rock Beach...

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