watertemperature.org logo2

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

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

Beaufort is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4039 people. The water temperature around Beaufort varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.9°C (51.6°F) in March up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Beaufort 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 Beaufort?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Beaufort is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Beaufort. The nearest one is Atlantic Beach, which is 4.5km (3.3miles) away from Beaufort. Click here for directions and for more information on Atlantic Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Beaufort are Shackleford Banks, which is roughly 5.2km (3.3miles) away, and cape lookout, located approximately 11.1km (6.9miles) from Beaufort.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in close proximity to Beaufort. The closest one is Atlantic Beach, which is only 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Beaufort. Another fun beach near Beaufort is Pine Knoll Shores, which is 8.6km (5.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Beaufort?

The water temperature around Beaufort is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Beaufort?

Due to relatively large sea 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 (52-61°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Beaufort: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Beaufort...

Do you know what the the city Lielvarde in Latvia, the city Vilamalla in Spain, and the city Hultsfred in Sweden have in common with Beaufort? Click on the links to find out...