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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Fenwick Island changes extremely throughout 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 interactive table 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 April at Fenwick Island is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Fenwick Island. The closest one is Ocean City, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Fenwick Island. Click here to check out more information on Ocean City and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Fenwick Island is Bethany Hollywood St, which is ca 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Fenwick Island?

There are more nice beaches near to Fenwick Island. The nearest one is Fenwick Island, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Fenwick Island. Another beach near Fenwick Island is South Bethany, which is 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Fenwick Island?

The sea 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Fenwick Island?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often 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.

Fun facts about Fenwick Island...

Do you know what the the city Roche in United Kingdom, the city Pivka in Slovenia, and the city Maracalagonis in Italy have in common with Fenwick Island? Click on the links to find out...