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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near New Smyrna Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about New Smyrna Beach...

New Smyrna Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around New Smyrna Beach varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.2°F) in December up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since New Smyrna Beach 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 New Smyrna Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July at New Smyrna Beach is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to New Smyrna Beach. The closest one is New Smyrna Inlet, which is only 2.9km (2.3miles) away from New Smyrna Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on New Smyrna Inlet and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near New Smyrna Beach are Ponce Inlet, which is approximately 3.7km (2.3miles) away, and Bethune, located roughly 7.4km (4.6miles) from New Smyrna Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches located close to New Smyrna Beach?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to New Smyrna Beach. The closest one is Ponce Inlet, which is only 4.9km (3.1miles) away from New Smyrna Beach. Another good beach near New Smyrna Beach is Howes Street, which is approximately 7.8km (4.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for New Smyrna Beach?

The water temperature at New Smyrna Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at New Smyrna Beach. However, during November, December, and January, water temperatures drop down to 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near New Smyrna Beach?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during November, December, and January. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to New Smyrna Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about New Smyrna Beach...

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