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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kitty Hawk Pier, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kitty Hawk Pier...

Kitty Hawk Pier is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Kitty Hawk Pier has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 24°C (75.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kitty Hawk Pier 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 Kitty Hawk Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Kitty Hawk Pier is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Kitty Hawk Pier. The nearest one is Chicahauk, which is 1km (0.6miles) away from Kitty Hawk Pier. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Chicahauk and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Kitty Hawk Pier is Nags Head, which is ca 11.6km (7.2miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in close proximity to Kitty Hawk Pier. The closest one is Southern Shores, which is only 2.8km (1.8miles) away from Kitty Hawk Pier. Another nice beach near Kitty Hawk Pier is Duck, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kitty Hawk Pier?

The water temperature at Kitty Hawk Pier is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kitty Hawk Pier?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kitty Hawk Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kitty Hawk Pier...

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