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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cape Fear Terrace

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cape Fear Terrace...

Cape Fear Terrace is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Cape Fear Terrace varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 19.6°C (67.2°F) in March up to 27.8°C (82.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cape Fear Terrace 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 Cape Fear Terrace?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Cape Fear Terrace is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Cape Fear Terrace. A spot that might be worth checking out is Bald Head Island- Point, which is 56.3km (39.5miles) away from Cape Fear Terrace. Click here to check out more information on Bald Head Island- Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Cape Fear Terrace are Carolina Beach, which is approximately 63.6km (39.5miles) away, and Wrightsville beach, located roughly 72.3km (44.9miles) from Cape Fear Terrace.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Cape Fear Terrace. One beach, which is not too far away, is Caswell Beach, which is 60.9km (37.9miles) away from Cape Fear Terrace. Another fun beach near Cape Fear Terrace is Kure Beach, which is 61.7km (38.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cape Fear Terrace?

The water temperature at Cape Fear Terrace is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Cape Fear Terrace. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 20°C (67°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cape Fear Terrace?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Cape Fear Terrace: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cape Fear Terrace...

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