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

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

Hanahan is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 17997 people. The water temperature around Hanahan changes significantly year round. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hanahan 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 Hanahan?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Hanahan is approximately:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Hanahan. The closest one is Berts Bar, which is just 15.5km (10.5miles) away from Hanahan. Click here for directions and for more information on Berts Bar and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hanahan are Isle of Palms Pier, which is 16.9km (10.5miles) away, and The Washout, located approximately 18.5km (11.5miles) from Hanahan.

Are there nice beaches close to Hanahan?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Hanahan. The closest decent beach is Folly Beach, which is just 18.8km (11.7miles) away from Hanahan. Another beautiful beach near Hanahan is Edisto Beach, ca 35.4km (22miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Hanahan?

The water temperature around Hanahan 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 . Nevertheless, during November, December, and January, temperatures come down to roughly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hanahan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during November, December, and January. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Hanahan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hanahan...

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