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

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

Laurel is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 3708 people. The water temperature around Laurel varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0.6°C (33.2°F) in February up to 22.1°C (71.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Laurel 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 Laurel?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Laurel is about:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Laurel. A spot that might be worth checking out is Indian River Inlet, which is just 27.9km (17.4miles) away from Laurel. Click here to check out more information on Indian River Inlet and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Laurel are Bethany Hollywood St, which is ca 28km (17.4miles) away, and Dewey Beach, located roughly 28.7km (17.8miles) from Laurel.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches close to Laurel. The nearest one is Whittington Park, which is just 7.7km (4.8miles) away from Laurel. Another fun beach near Laurel is Salisbury, which is 13.6km (8.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Laurel?

The water temperature around Laurel is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 1°C (33°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 close to Laurel?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Laurel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Laurel...

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