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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near YOTO Seamount

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

YOTO Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around YOTO Seamount is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.8°F) in September up to 27.9°C (82.3°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since YOTO 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 YOTO Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of March near YOTO Seamount is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to YOTO Seamount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Teahupoo, which is 210.5km (130.7miles) away from YOTO Seamount. Click here to check out more information on Teahupoo and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Faaone, which is roughly 222.4km (138.1miles) away from YOTO Seamount. Another good surfspot is Faaone, located ca 222.4km (138.1miles) from YOTO Seamount.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to YOTO Seamount. The closest decent beach is Teahupoo, which is 212.1km (131.7miles) away from YOTO Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try South Ofu Beach, which is ca 1572.1km (976.5miles) away from YOTO Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for YOTO Seamount?

The average water temperature at YOTO Seamount is very warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why a wetsuit is often times not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at YOTO Seamount, especially during the day and not windy conditions. That being said, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, especially during December, January, and February. However, it is recommended to carry sun protection, as the sun radiation at YOTO Seamount is very strong year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to YOTO Seamount?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at YOTO Seamount are always very warm, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (73-82°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to YOTO Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about YOTO Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Motong Barat in Indonesia, the geo Mahler Seamount , and the city Cala Norte in Mexico have in common with YOTO Seamount? Click on the links to find out...