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

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

Darien is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1975 people. The water temperature around Darien changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Darien 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 Darien?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Darien is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Darien. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sea Island, which is about 14.2km (26.9miles) away from Darien. Click here for more information on Sea Island and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Darien are Cumberland Island, which is ca 43.3km (26.9miles) away, and Hooks, located approximately 47.7km (29.6miles) from Darien.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in proximity to Darien. The nearest one is Sea Island, which is only 13.1km (8.1miles) away from Darien. Another gorgeous beach near Darien is Sapelo Island, which is ca 13.5km (8.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Darien?

The sea temperature around Darien is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 0°C (32°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 people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Darien?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Darien: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Darien...

Do you know what the the city Sepatan in Indonesia, the city Forenza in Italy, and the city Cordemais in France have in common with Darien? Click on the links to find out...