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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hillcrest Heights, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hillcrest Heights...

Hillcrest Heights is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 16469 people. The water temperature around Hillcrest Heights varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in January up to 25.4°C (77.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hillcrest Heights 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 Hillcrest Heights?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Hillcrest Heights is about:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Hillcrest Heights. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naval Jetty, which is 101.3km (62.9miles) away from Hillcrest Heights. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Dewey Beach, which is approximately 102.2km (63.5miles) away from Hillcrest Heights. Another good surfspot is Dewey Beach, located 102.2km (63.5miles) from Hillcrest Heights.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Hillcrest Heights. One beach, which is not too far away, is North Beach, which is 24.7km (15.3miles) away from Hillcrest Heights. Another good beach near Hillcrest Heights is North Beach, which is approximately 24.7km (15.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Hillcrest Heights?

The sea temperature around Hillcrest Heights is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to 1°C (35°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hillcrest Heights?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Hillcrest Heights: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hillcrest Heights...

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