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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Folly Beach Pier, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Folly Beach Pier...

Folly Beach Pier is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Folly Beach Pier varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in December up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Folly Beach Pier 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 Folly Beach Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Folly Beach Pier is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Folly Beach Pier?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Folly Beach Pier. The closest one is The Washout, which is only 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Folly Beach Pier. Click here for directions and to check out more information on The Washout and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Folly Beach Pier is Berts Bar, which is roughly 9.3km (5.8miles) away.

Are there beaches near Folly Beach Pier?

There are not too many beaches near to Folly Beach Pier. A good beach nearby is Folly Beach, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Folly Beach Pier. Another good beach near Folly Beach Pier is Edisto Beach, which is 26km (16.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Folly Beach Pier?

The sea temperature at Folly Beach Pier is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Folly Beach Pier. However, during early winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Folly Beach Pier?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Folly Beach Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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