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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Willapa Canyon

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

Willapa Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Willapa Canyon varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.7°F) in April up to 16°C (60.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Willapa 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 Willapa Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Willapa Canyon is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Willapa Canyon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ocean Park, which is just 33.4km (28.1miles) away from Willapa Canyon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ocean Park and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Willapa Canyon are Westport, which is ca 45.2km (28.1miles) away, and Half Moon Bay, located approximately 45.8km (28.4miles) from Willapa Canyon.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Willapa Canyon. A good beach nearby is Ocean Shores, which is just 48.5km (30.1miles) away from Willapa Canyon. Another fun beach near Willapa Canyon is Cannon Beach, which is ca 51.7km (32.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Willapa Canyon?

The sea temperature at Willapa Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Willapa Canyon. However, during March, April, and May, temperatures come down to roughly 9°C (49°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Willapa Canyon?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Willapa Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Willapa Canyon...

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