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

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

Buxton is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Buxton varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.6°F) in March up to 27.5°C (81.6°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Buxton 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 Buxton?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Buxton is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Buxton?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Buxton. The nearest one is Hatteras Light House, which is 2.9km (3.6miles) away from Buxton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hatteras Light House and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Buxton are Outer Banks Beach Club, which is approximately 5.8km (3.6miles) away, and Frisco Pier, located 6.2km (3.9miles) from Buxton.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Buxton. The closest one is Cape Hatteras, which is just 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Buxton. Another good beach near Buxton is Hatteras, which is roughly 9.2km (5.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Buxton?

The water temperature at Buxton is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Buxton. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Buxton?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Buxton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Buxton...

Do you know what the the city Borso del Grappa in Italy, the city Guanajay in Cuba, and the city Ylaemaa in Finland have in common with Buxton? Click on the links to find out...