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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fenwick Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fenwick Island...

Fenwick Island is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Fenwick Island varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.8°F) in February up to 24.1°C (75.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Fenwick Island 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 Fenwick Island?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Fenwick Island is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Fenwick Island. The nearest one is Fenwick Island, which is 0.2km (2.6miles) away from Fenwick Island. Click here for more information on Fenwick Island and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fenwick Island are Ocean City, which is roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) away, and Bethany Hollywood St, located ca 5.2km (3.2miles) from Fenwick Island.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Fenwick Island. The nearest one is South Bethany, which is 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Fenwick Island. Another good beach near Fenwick Island is Middlesex Beach, which is roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Fenwick Island?

The water temperature at Fenwick Island is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 4°C (40°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fenwick Island?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Fenwick Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fenwick Island...

Do you know what the the city Haleiwa in the United States, the city Bungasrejo in the Indonesia, and the city Lohe-Rickelshof in the Germany have in common with Fenwick Island? Click on the links to find out...