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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Absecon, United States

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

Absecon is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 8411 people. The water temperature around Absecon changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Absecon 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 Absecon?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Absecon is ca:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Absecon. The nearest one is Ventnor Pier, which is only 6.5km (4miles) away from Absecon. Click here for directions and for more information on Ventnor Pier and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Absecon are Crystals, which is ca 6.5km (4miles) away, and Margate Pier, located roughly 7km (4.3miles) from Absecon.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in proximity to Absecon. The closest one is Reeds Bay Park, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Absecon. Another gorgeous beach near Absecon is Atlantic City, which is ca 5.9km (3.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Absecon?

The sea temperature around Absecon is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Absecon. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Absecon?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Absecon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Absecon...

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