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

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

Calabash is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1786 people. The water temperature around Calabash has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.3°C (47°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Calabash 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 Calabash?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Calabash is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Calabash. The nearest one is Sunset Beach, which is just 3.9km (4.7miles) away from Calabash. Click here to check out more information on Sunset Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Calabash are Ocean Isle, which is 7.6km (4.7miles) away, and Holden Beach, located approximately 14.2km (8.8miles) from Calabash.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches near to Calabash. The nearest one is Sunset Beach, which is just 3.3km (2miles) away from Calabash. Another beautiful beach near Calabash is Sunset Beach, which is 3.3km (2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Calabash?

The water temperature around Calabash is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Calabash?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Calabash: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Calabash...

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