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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Indian Head, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Indian Head...

Indian Head is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Indian Head varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Indian Head 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 at Indian Head?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Indian Head is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Indian Head?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Indian Head. The closest one is Seaside Point, which is just 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Indian Head. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seaside Point and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Indian Head is Cannon beach, which is 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches close to Indian Head. The closest one is Cannon Beach, which is just 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Indian Head. Another gorgeous beach near Indian Head is Arcadia Beach, which is roughly 7.4km (4.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Indian Head?

The sea temperature at Indian Head is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Indian Head?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Indian Head: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Indian Head...

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