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

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

Duck is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Duck changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 24°C (75.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Duck 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 at Duck?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Duck is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Duck. The nearest one is Chicahauk, which is 4.3km (3.3miles) away from Duck. Click here for more information on Chicahauk and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Duck are Kitty Hawk Pier, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Nags Head, located ca 16.9km (10.5miles) from Duck.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are several beaches in close proximity to Duck. The nearest one is Southern Shores, which is only 2.5km (1.5miles) away from Duck. Another beach near Duck is Corolla, which is roughly 15.2km (9.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Duck?

The sea temperature at Duck is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Duck. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Duck?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°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 normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Duck: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Duck...

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