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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Edisto Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Edisto Beach...

Edisto Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Edisto Beach has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.8°F) in January up to 27.9°C (82.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Edisto Beach 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 Edisto Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Edisto Beach is ca:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Edisto Beach. A spot, which is not too far away, is Edisto Beach, which is 3km (16.1miles) away from Edisto Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Edisto Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Edisto Beach are Folly Beach Pier, which is 26km (16.1miles) away, and The Washout, located roughly 28.1km (17.4miles) from Edisto Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Edisto Beach. A beach that might be worth checking out is Folly Beach, which is just 26km (16.1miles) away from Edisto Beach. Another beach near Edisto Beach is Hilton Head Island, ca 30.4km (18.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Edisto Beach?

The sea temperature at Edisto Beach is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Edisto Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Edisto Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Edisto Beach...

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