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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zapiola Seamount

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

Zapiola Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Zapiola Seamount has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (56°F) in September up to 18.5°C (65.3°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Zapiola 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 Zapiola Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Zapiola Seamount is about:
19°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Zapiola Seamount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia, which is almost 1455.9km (904.3miles) away from Zapiola Seamount. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Costazul, which is roughly 1476.9km (917.3miles) away from Zapiola Seamount. Another surfspot is Costazul, located 1476.9km (917.3miles) from Zapiola Seamount.

Are there beaches located close to Zapiola Seamount?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Zapiola Seamount. A beach, which is not too far away, is Cabo Frio, which is almost 1461.4km (907.7miles) away from Zapiola Seamount. If you have some extra time, you can also try Búzios, 1462.6km (908.5miles) away from Zapiola Seamount.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Zapiola Seamount?

The sea temperature at Zapiola Seamount is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (65°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Zapiola Seamount?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Zapiola Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Zapiola Seamount...

Do you know what the the city North Richmond in the United States, the city Banjar Tamansari in the Indonesia, and the city Hudiksvall in the Sweden have in common with Zapiola Seamount? Click on the links to find out...