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

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

Avalon is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1334 people. The water temperature around Avalon changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in February up to 20.7°C (69.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Avalon 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 Avalon?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Avalon is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Avalon. The nearest one is Avalon-30th Street, which is only 0.6km (2.9miles) away from Avalon. Click here for directions and for more information on Avalon-30th Street and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Avalon are Nuns beach, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away, and Stone Harbor 110, located roughly 4.7km (2.9miles) from Avalon.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches in proximity to Avalon. The closest one is Sea Isle City, which is 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Avalon. Another beach near Avalon is Stone Harbor, which is approximately 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Avalon?

The water temperature around Avalon is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Avalon. However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Avalon?

Due to relatively large 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 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Avalon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Avalon...

Do you know what the the island South Beach in the United States, the city Meilhan-sur-Garonne in the France, and the city Sullivans Island in the United States have in common with Avalon? Click on the links to find out...