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

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

Mechanicsville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 1508 people. The water temperature around Mechanicsville changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.7°C (36.8°F) in February up to 26.7°C (80°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mechanicsville 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 Mechanicsville?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Mechanicsville is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Mechanicsville?

There are not many surf spots close to Mechanicsville. A spot that might be worth checking out is Assateague, which is roughly 88.2km (55.7miles) away from Mechanicsville. Click here for directions and for more information on Assateague and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mechanicsville are Wedge, which is 89.6km (55.7miles) away, and Ocean City, located ca 90.5km (56.2miles) from Mechanicsville.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Mechanicsville. The next good one is Sandy Point, which is only 6.3km (3.9miles) away from Mechanicsville. Another beautiful beach near Mechanicsville is North Beach, ca 21.6km (13.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mechanicsville?

The sea temperature around Mechanicsville is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mechanicsville?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mechanicsville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mechanicsville...

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