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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Windsor, Canada

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Windsor...

Windsor is a coastal city in Canada. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3864 people. The water temperature around Windsor has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.7°C (33.2°F) in February up to 14.6°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Windsor 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 Windsor?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Windsor is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Windsor. The closest decent spot is Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, which is 43km (27.7miles) away from Windsor. Click here for more information on Cow Bay-Moose Rocks and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Windsor are Lawrencetown-Plan B, which is approximately 44.6km (27.7miles) away, and Lawrencetown, located 45.4km (28.2miles) from Windsor.

Are there beaches close to Windsor?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Windsor. A beach that might be worth checking out is Crescent Beach, which is only 52.8km (32.8miles) away from Windsor. Another beach near Windsor is Parlee Beach, which is ca 88.1km (54.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Windsor?

The water temperature around Windsor is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°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 extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Windsor. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 1°C (33°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Windsor?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Windsor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Windsor...

Do you know what the the city Sadao in Thailand, the city Lido dei Pini in Italy, and Vizcaino Canyon have in common with Windsor? Click on the links to find out...