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

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

Camden is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3464 people. The water temperature around Camden varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.8°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Camden 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 Camden?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Camden is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Camden. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naval Jetty, which is 34.5km (21.4miles) away from Camden. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Camden are Poverty Beach, which is 34.5km (21.4miles) away, and The Cove, Cape May, located 35.1km (21.8miles) from Camden.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in close proximity to Camden. The nearest one is Bowers Beach, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Camden. Another good beach near Camden is Slaughter Beach, which is approximately 18.9km (11.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Camden?

The water temperature around Camden is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Camden. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Camden?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Camden: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Camden...

Do you know what the the city Tavernier in the United States, the city Bhubaneshwar in the India, and the city Poullaouen in the France have in common with Camden? Click on the links to find out...