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

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

Crofton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 27348 people. The water temperature around Crofton has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Crofton 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 Crofton?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Crofton is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Crofton. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naval Jetty, which is 88km (55.3miles) away from Crofton. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Crofton are Rehoboth-Main, which is roughly 89km (55.3miles) away, and Dewey Beach, located roughly 89.6km (55.7miles) from Crofton.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Crofton. A beach that might be worth checking out is Landing Road, which is 15.8km (9.8miles) away from Crofton. Another beautiful beach near Crofton is North Beach, roughly 22km (13.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Crofton?

The sea temperature around Crofton is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Crofton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Crofton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Crofton...

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