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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marcus Hook, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marcus Hook...

Marcus Hook is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2397 people. The water temperature around Marcus Hook varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in January up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Marcus Hook 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 Marcus Hook?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Marcus Hook is ca:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Marcus Hook?

There are not many surf spots close to Marcus Hook. The next good one is Ocean City-14th 15th St, which is about 58.7km (36.6miles) away from Marcus Hook. Click here for more information on Ocean City-14th 15th St and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Marcus Hook are Waverly, which is ca 59km (36.6miles) away, and Ocean City-8th Street, located roughly 59km (36.7miles) from Marcus Hook.

Are there sandy beaches near Marcus Hook?

There are not too many beaches near to Marcus Hook. A good beach nearby is Goat Hill, which is 45.5km (28.3miles) away from Marcus Hook. Another beach near Marcus Hook is Bowers Beach, which is ca 52.5km (32.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Marcus Hook?

The sea temperature around Marcus Hook is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin 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 scuba diving around Marcus Hook. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Marcus Hook?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Marcus Hook: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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