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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hope Valley, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hope Valley...

Hope Valley is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1612 people. The water temperature around Hope Valley varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hope Valley 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 Hope Valley?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Hope Valley is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Hope Valley. The closest one is Fenway, which is only 12.6km (7.9miles) away from Hope Valley. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fenway and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hope Valley are Panic Point, which is 12.8km (7.9miles) away, and Matunuck, located roughly 13.2km (8.2miles) from Hope Valley.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Hope Valley?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Hope Valley. The closest one is Burlingame State Park, which is just 8.7km (5.4miles) away from Hope Valley. Another fun beach near Hope Valley is Westerly, which is approximately 10.7km (6.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Hope Valley?

The water temperature around Hope Valley is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hope Valley?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hope Valley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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