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

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

Grifton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2617 people. The water temperature around Grifton varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.9°F) in January up to 27.5°C (81.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Grifton 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 Grifton?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Grifton is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Grifton. A good spot nearby is Emerald Isle, which is 54.3km (37.9miles) away from Grifton. Click here to check out more information on Emerald Isle and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Grifton are Atlantic Beach, which is approximately 61km (37.9miles) away, and Shackleford Banks, located approximately 68.3km (42.4miles) from Grifton.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Grifton. A beach that might be worth checking out is Emerald Isle, which is 55.4km (34.4miles) away from Grifton. Another fun beach near Grifton is Indian Beach, which is roughly 56.5km (35.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Grifton?

The sea temperature around Grifton is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Grifton. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Grifton?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Grifton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Grifton...

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