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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Naval Jetty, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Naval Jetty...

Naval Jetty is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Naval Jetty varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (38°F) in February up to 23.8°C (74.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Naval Jetty 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 at Naval Jetty?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Naval Jetty is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Naval Jetty?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Naval Jetty. The closest one is Rehoboth-Main, which is just 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Naval Jetty. Click here to check out more information on Rehoboth-Main and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Naval Jetty is Dewey Beach, which is roughly 4.8km (3miles) away.

Are there beaches close to Naval Jetty?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches close to Naval Jetty. The nearest one is Cape Henlopen, which is only 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Naval Jetty. Another fun beach near Naval Jetty is Henlopen Acres, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Naval Jetty?

The water temperature at Naval Jetty is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Naval Jetty?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Naval Jetty: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Naval Jetty...

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