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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Little River, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Little River...

Little River is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8960 people. The water temperature around Little River has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.3°C (47°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Little River 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 Little River?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Little River is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Little River. The closest one is Sunset Beach, which is just 6.2km (6.4miles) away from Little River. Click here for directions and for more information on Sunset Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Little River are Ocean Isle, which is roughly 10.3km (6.4miles) away, and 8th Ave n , located ca 11.5km (7.1miles) from Little River.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Little River?

There are a few beautiful beaches close to Little River. The closest one is Cherry Grove Beach, which is 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Little River. Another nice beach near Little River is North Myrtle Beach, which is 5.5km (3.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Little River?

The sea temperature around Little River is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, 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 diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Little River?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Little River: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Little River...

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