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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mount Vernon, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mount Vernon...

Mount Vernon is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1574 people. The water temperature around Mount Vernon varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in January up to 25.4°C (77.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Mount Vernon is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Mount Vernon. The closest decent spot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is about 73km (45.7miles) away from Mount Vernon. Click here for directions and for more information on The Cross Pensacola Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mount Vernon are Pensacola Beach Pier, which is roughly 73.6km (45.7miles) away, and Pensacola beach, located 73.7km (45.8miles) from Mount Vernon.

Are there sandy beaches close to Mount Vernon?

There are not too many beaches close to Mount Vernon. One beach, which is not too far away, is Pascagoula, which is just 59.3km (36.8miles) away from Mount Vernon. Another beach near Mount Vernon is Gulf Shores, which is ca 60.9km (37.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Mount Vernon?

The sea temperature around Mount Vernon is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 1°C (35°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mount Vernon?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mount Vernon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mount Vernon...

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