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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near 1st Street Jetty, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about 1st Street Jetty...

1st Street Jetty is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around 1st Street Jetty varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.2°F) in February up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since 1st Street Jetty 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 at 1st Street Jetty?

The current water temperature in the month of January at 1st Street Jetty is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there any other surf spots near 1st Street Jetty?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to 1st Street Jetty. The nearest one is Virginia Beach, which is just 2.2km (1.3miles) away from 1st Street Jetty. Click here for directions and for more information on Virginia Beach and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near 1st Street Jetty is 42nd St VA Beach, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to 1st Street Jetty. The next good one is Portsmouth, which is only 18.3km (11.4miles) away from 1st Street Jetty. Another gorgeous beach near 1st Street Jetty is Corolla, which is roughly 32km (19.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for 1st Street Jetty?

The water temperature at 1st Street Jetty is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at 1st Street Jetty. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to 1st Street Jetty?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to 1st Street Jetty: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about 1st Street Jetty...

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