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

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

White Rock is a coastal city in Canada. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 66450 people. The water temperature around White Rock changes slightly throughout 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 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 White Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of May near White Rock is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to White Rock. The next good one is Point roberts point, which is about 11.5km (26.9miles) away from White Rock. Click here for directions and for more information on Point roberts point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near White Rock are Midgets, which is roughly 43.3km (26.9miles) away, and Fort Ebey, located ca 54.7km (34miles) from White Rock.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to White Rock?

There are not too many beaches near to White Rock. One beach, which is not too far away, is White Rock Beach, which is just 0.9km (0.6miles) away from White Rock. Another gorgeous beach near White Rock is Sound View Beach, ca 22.6km (14.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for White Rock?

The sea temperature around White Rock 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around White Rock. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to White Rock?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to White Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about White Rock...

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