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

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

Dayton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7242 people. The water temperature around Dayton has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dayton 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 Dayton?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Dayton is approximately:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Dayton. A spot, which is not too far away, is Refish Island, which is 36.5km (27.5miles) away from Dayton. Click here for more information on Refish Island and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Dayton are Bolivar, which is ca 44.3km (27.5miles) away, and Galveston-Stewart Beach, located approximately 51.6km (32.1miles) from Dayton.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Dayton. A beach that might be worth checking out is Crosby, which is 14.1km (8.8miles) away from Dayton. Another beautiful beach near Dayton is Bayside Drive County Beach, ca 26.7km (16.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dayton?

The water temperature around Dayton is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°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 people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Dayton. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dayton?

Due to relatively large 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 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dayton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dayton...

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