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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bowers Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bowers Beach...

Bowers Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Bowers Beach changes significantly throughout 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bowers Beach 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 Bowers Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Bowers Beach is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bowers Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Poverty Beach, which is about 26.1km (16.5miles) away from Bowers Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Poverty Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bowers Beach are Naval Jetty, which is roughly 26.6km (16.5miles) away, and The Cove, Cape May, located ca 26.7km (16.6miles) from Bowers Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in proximity to Bowers Beach. The closest one is Slaughter Beach, which is just 11.4km (7.1miles) away from Bowers Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Bowers Beach is Broadkill Beach, which is ca 19.1km (11.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bowers Beach?

The sea temperature at Bowers Beach 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bowers Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bowers Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bowers Beach...

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