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

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

Elwood is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1437 people. The water temperature around Elwood changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Elwood 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 Elwood?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Elwood is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Elwood. A good spot nearby is Margate Pier, which is 20.9km (13miles) away from Elwood. Click here to check out more information on Margate Pier and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Elwood are Ventnor Pier, which is roughly 21km (13miles) away, and Waverly, located 21.6km (13.4miles) from Elwood.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Elwood. A beach that might be worth checking out is Reeds Bay Park, which is 15.6km (9.7miles) away from Elwood. Another nice beach near Elwood is Margate City, approximately 20.6km (12.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Elwood?

The water temperature around Elwood is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Elwood?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Elwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Elwood...

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