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

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

Georgetown is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 6422 people. The water temperature around Georgetown varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Georgetown 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 Georgetown?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Georgetown is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near Georgetown?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Georgetown. The closest one is Rehoboth-Main, which is just 16.7km (10.5miles) away from Georgetown. Click here to check out more information on Rehoboth-Main and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Georgetown are Dewey Beach, which is roughly 16.9km (10.5miles) away, and Naval Jetty, located roughly 17.2km (10.7miles) from Georgetown.

Are there beautiful beaches near Georgetown?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches near to Georgetown. The nearest one is Broadkill Beach, which is just 13.3km (8.3miles) away from Georgetown. Another fun beach near Georgetown is Lewes, which is 14.5km (9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Georgetown?

The water temperature around Georgetown 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Georgetown. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5/6 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 fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Georgetown?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Georgetown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Georgetown...

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