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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 an island in the United States. It is located in the Ohio River island group. The water temperature around Georgetown has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is 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 April near Georgetown is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Georgetown. A spot, which is not too far away, is Chodes, which is about 91.9km (57.1miles) away from Georgetown. Click here for more information on Chodes and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Georgetown are Strathmere, 7th street, which is ca 91.9km (57.1miles) away, and Poverty Beach, located approximately 92.6km (57.5miles) from Georgetown.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Georgetown. A good beach nearby is York, which is only 34.2km (21.2miles) away from Georgetown. Another gorgeous beach near Georgetown is Essex, 48.2km (29.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Georgetown?

The water temperature around Georgetown is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Georgetown. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to roughly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people 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 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 relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Georgetown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Georgetown...

Do you know what the the city Solok Timur in Indonesia, the city Melsdorf in Germany, and the city Sant Pere de Riudebitlles in Spain have in common with Georgetown? Click on the links to find out...