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

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

Claymont is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 8253 people. The water temperature around Claymont changes dramatically during 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 Claymont 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 Claymont?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Claymont is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Claymont?

There are not many surf spots close to Claymont. The closest decent spot is Ocean City-14th 15th St, which is about 59.6km (37.2miles) away from Claymont. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean City-14th 15th St and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Claymont are Strathmere, 7th street, which is roughly 59.9km (37.2miles) away, and Waverly, located 59.9km (37.2miles) from Claymont.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Claymont. A good beach nearby is Goat Hill, which is only 47.8km (29.7miles) away from Claymont. Another gorgeous beach near Claymont is Bowers Beach, ca 51.3km (31.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Claymont?

The sea temperature around Claymont 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Claymont. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Claymont?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Claymont: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Claymont...

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