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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bald Head Island- Point, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bald Head Island- Point...

Bald Head Island- Point is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Bald Head Island- Point changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.7°F) in March up to 27.1°C (80.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bald Head Island- Point 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 Bald Head Island- Point?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Bald Head Island- Point is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Bald Head Island- Point. The closest one is Carolina Beach, which is only 14.2km (8.8miles) away from Bald Head Island- Point. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Carolina Beach and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Bald Head Island- Point is Holden Beach, which is 19.5km (12.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to Bald Head Island- Point?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches in proximity to Bald Head Island- Point. The closest one is Caswell Beach, which is only 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Bald Head Island- Point. Another gorgeous beach near Bald Head Island- Point is Yaupon Beach, which is roughly 6.3km (3.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Bald Head Island- Point?

The water temperature at Bald Head Island- Point is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bald Head Island- Point?

Due to relatively large water 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 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bald Head Island- Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bald Head Island- Point...

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