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

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

Ladson is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 13790 people. The water temperature around Ladson varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in December up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ladson 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 Ladson?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Ladson is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Ladson. A spot, which is not too far away, is Berts Bar, which is about 22.4km (14.7miles) away from Ladson. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Berts Bar and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ladson are Isle of Palms Pier, which is roughly 23.7km (14.7miles) away, and The Washout, located roughly 24.8km (15.4miles) from Ladson.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Ladson. One beach, which is not too far away, is Folly Beach, which is just 24.9km (15.5miles) away from Ladson. Another good beach near Ladson is Edisto Beach, which is 37.4km (23.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ladson?

The water temperature around Ladson is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ladson. However, during early winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ladson?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ladson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ladson...

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