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

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

Barrow is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 4212 people. The water temperature around Barrow changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from -1.9°C (28.6°F) in March up to 3.6°C (38.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -0°C (32°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Barrow 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 Barrow?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Barrow is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Barrow. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mill Bay, which is 945km (586.9miles) away from Barrow. Click here to check out more information on Mill Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Fossil Beach Kodiak, which is ca 972.1km (603.8miles) away from Barrow. Another surfspot is Fossil Beach Kodiak, located approximately 972.1km (603.8miles) from Barrow.

Are there white sand beaches close to Barrow?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Barrow. A beach that might be worth checking out is Hidden Bay, which is 787.4km (489.1miles) away from Barrow. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Race Point, approximately 812.5km (504.7miles) away from Barrow.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Barrow?

How is the diving and fishing close to Barrow?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -2 to 3°C (29-38°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from -1 to 4°C (29-38°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Barrow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Barrow...

Do you know what the the city Prignano sulla Secchia in Italy, the city Zaozersk in Russia, and the city Erma in United States have in common with Barrow? Click on the links to find out...