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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 12655 people. The water temperature around Atlantic Beach changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°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 near Atlantic Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Atlantic Beach is about:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Atlantic Beach. The closest one is 7th Avenue, which is only 2.7km (1.8miles) away from Atlantic Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 7th Avenue and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Atlantic Beach are Jax Beach Pier, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away, and The Mayport Poles, located approximately 3.4km (2.1miles) from Atlantic Beach.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Atlantic Beach?

Yes, there are more nice beaches in proximity to Atlantic Beach. The closest one is Neptune Beach, which is just 1.6km (1miles) away from Atlantic Beach. Another beach near Atlantic Beach is Jacksonville Beach, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Atlantic Beach?

The water temperature around Atlantic Beach is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Atlantic Beach. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Atlantic Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

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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