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

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

Idylwood is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 17288 people. The water temperature around Idylwood varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Idylwood 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 Idylwood?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Idylwood is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Idylwood. The closest decent spot is Naval Jetty, which is 115.1km (71.5miles) away from Idylwood. Click here for directions and to check out 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 116.2km (72.2miles) away from Idylwood. Another good surfspot is Dewey Beach, located roughly 116.2km (72.2miles) from Idylwood.

Are there nice beaches close to Idylwood?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Idylwood. The closest decent beach is Point of Rocks, which is 31.6km (19.6miles) away from Idylwood. Another good beach near Idylwood is Landing Road, which is approximately 33.3km (20.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Idylwood?

The water temperature around Idylwood 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 sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Idylwood. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Idylwood?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. 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 temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Idylwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Idylwood...

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