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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Edisto Beach changes significantly year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°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 approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Edisto Beach. A good spot nearby is Folly Beach Pier, which is just 23km (14.3miles) away from Edisto Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Folly Beach Pier and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Edisto Beach is The Washout, which is 25.1km (15.6miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Edisto Beach. The next good one is Edisto Beach, which is just 3km (1.9miles) away from Edisto Beach. Another nice beach near Edisto Beach is Folly Beach, approximately 23km (14.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Edisto Beach?

The water 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 light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures come down to roughly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Edisto Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit 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. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature 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.

Interesting facts about Edisto Beach...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Pierre-de-Plesguen in France, the geo Ligurian Sea , and the city Cittanova in Italy have in common with Edisto Beach? Click on the links to find out...