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

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

Fairmont is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2663 people. The water temperature around Fairmont has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.3°C (47°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fairmont 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 Fairmont?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Fairmont is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Fairmont. A good spot nearby is 8th Ave n , which is 54km (33.8miles) away from Fairmont. Click here for directions and for more information on 8th Ave n and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fairmont are The Dunes Club, Myrtle Beach, which is roughly 54.4km (33.8miles) away, and Myrtle Beach 64th Ave , located roughly 55.2km (34.3miles) from Fairmont.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Fairmont. One beach, which is not too far away, is North Myrtle Beach, which is only 53.2km (33.1miles) away from Fairmont. Another gorgeous beach near Fairmont is Cherry Grove Beach, which is ca 53.6km (33.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Fairmont?

The water temperature around Fairmont 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 top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fairmont?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Fairmont: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fairmont...

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