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

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

Blackwood is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 4545 people. The water temperature around Blackwood has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in January up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Blackwood 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 Blackwood?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Blackwood is approximately:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots near Blackwood?

There are not too many surf spots close to Blackwood. The next good one is Waverly, which is 44.7km (27.8miles) away from Blackwood. Click here for more information on Waverly and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Blackwood are Margate Pier, which is ca 44.8km (27.8miles) away, and Ocean City-14th 15th St, located ca 45km (27.9miles) from Blackwood.

Are there nice beaches near Blackwood?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Blackwood. A beach that might be worth checking out is Goat Hill, which is 38.8km (24.1miles) away from Blackwood. Another gorgeous beach near Blackwood is Reeds Bay Park, ca 39.6km (24.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Blackwood?

The water temperature around Blackwood is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Blackwood?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Blackwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Blackwood...

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