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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Atlantic Beach varies extremely throughout the year. 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 shown in the interactive table 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 March at Atlantic Beach is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Atlantic Beach?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Atlantic Beach. The nearest one is Shackleford Banks, which is 8.6km (5.3miles) away from Atlantic Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Shackleford Banks and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Atlantic Beach is cape lookout, which is roughly 13.6km (8.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in close proximity to Atlantic Beach. The closest one is Atlantic Beach, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Atlantic Beach. Another fun beach near Atlantic Beach is Pine Knoll Shores, which is 4.1km (2.6miles) 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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 11°C (51°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Atlantic Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range 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.

Fun facts about Atlantic Beach...

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