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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wust Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wust Seamount...

Wust Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Wust Seamount changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.7°F) in August up to 21°C (69.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Wust Seamount is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Wust Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Wust Seamount is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Wust Seamount. The closest decent spot is Angras Juntas left, which is almost 1251.9km (777.6miles) away from Wust Seamount. Click here for more information on Angras Juntas left and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Panter Head, which is 1253.5km (778.6miles) away from Wust Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Panter Head, located 1253.5km (778.6miles) from Wust Seamount.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Wust Seamount. A good beach nearby is Kommetjie, which is 1258.1km (781.4miles) away from Wust Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Scarborough, which is 1259.8km (782.5miles) away from Wust Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Wust Seamount?

The sea temperature at Wust Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to approximately 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Wust Seamount?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wust Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wust Seamount...

Do you know what the the city San Gennaro Vesuviano in Italy, the city Kurnaz in Syria, and the city Iasmos in Greece have in common with Wust Seamount? Click on the links to find out...