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

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

Erma is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2134 people. The water temperature around Erma varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.4°F) in February up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Erma 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 Erma?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Erma. The nearest one is Trestles, which is just 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Erma. Click here to check out more information on Trestles and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Erma are Poverty Beach, which is approximately 3.9km (2.4miles) away, and The Cove, Cape May, located ca 3.9km (2.4miles) from Erma.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches near to Erma. The nearest one is Villas Lower Township, which is just 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Erma. Another good beach near Erma is Cape May, which is ca 3.2km (2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Erma?

The water temperature around Erma is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 4°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Erma?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Erma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Erma...

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