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

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

Herndon is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 23292 people. The water temperature around Herndon changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Herndon 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 Herndon?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Herndon is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Herndon. The next good one is Naval Jetty, which is more than 124.9km (77.6miles) away from Herndon. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Dewey Beach, which is approximately 126.2km (78.4miles) away from Herndon. Another fun surfspot is Dewey Beach, located approximately 126.2km (78.4miles) from Herndon.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Herndon?

No, there are not many beaches close to Herndon. The next good one is Point of Rocks, which is just 22.7km (14.1miles) away from Herndon. Another beach near Herndon is Landing Road, approximately 38km (23.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Herndon?

The water temperature around Herndon 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 thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Herndon. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Herndon?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°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 Herndon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Herndon...

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