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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kure Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kure Beach...

Kure Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Kure Beach varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.7°F) in March up to 27.1°C (80.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kure Beach 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 Kure Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Kure Beach is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near Kure Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Kure Beach. The closest one is Carolina Beach, which is just 3.1km (6.9miles) away from Kure Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Carolina Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kure Beach are Bald Head Island- Point, which is roughly 11.1km (6.9miles) away, and Wrightsville beach, located approximately 16.4km (10.2miles) from Kure Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches close to Kure Beach?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches near to Kure Beach. The closest one is Carolina Beach, which is just 2.8km (1.7miles) away from Kure Beach. Another fun beach near Kure Beach is Carolina Beach Blue Flag Beach, which is approximately 2.8km (1.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Kure Beach?

The water temperature at Kure Beach is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kure Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kure Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kure Beach...

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