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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Atlantic Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Atlantic Beach...

Atlantic Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Atlantic Beach changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in February up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Atlantic Beach 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 Atlantic Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Atlantic Beach is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Atlantic Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Atlantic Beach. The nearest one is Atlantic Beach, which is 0.1km (5.3miles) away from Atlantic Beach. Click here for more information on Atlantic Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Atlantic Beach are Shackleford Banks, which is ca 8.5km (5.3miles) away, and cape lookout, located approximately 13.5km (8.4miles) from Atlantic Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in proximity to Atlantic Beach. The nearest one is Pine Knoll Shores, which is only 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Atlantic Beach. Another beach near Atlantic Beach is Salter Path, which is 8.3km (5.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Atlantic Beach?

The sea temperature at Atlantic Beach is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Atlantic Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Atlantic Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Atlantic Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Atlantic Beach...

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