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

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

Nicholson is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3092 people. The water temperature around Nicholson changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.6°F) in January up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Nicholson 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 Nicholson?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Nicholson is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Nicholson. The next good one is Chandeleur Islands, which is almost 67.4km (41.8miles) away from Nicholson. Click here for directions and for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is approximately 151.6km (94.1miles) away from Nicholson. Another surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, located ca 151.6km (94.1miles) from Nicholson.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Nicholson. The next good one is Gulfport, which is only 36.6km (22.7miles) away from Nicholson. Another good beach near Nicholson is Shell Beach, ca 43.1km (26.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Nicholson?

The water temperature around Nicholson is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Nicholson. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 10°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Nicholson?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nicholson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nicholson...

Do you know what the Bass Strait , La Bernerie-en-Retz in France, and Braemar Ridge have in common with Nicholson? Click on the links to find out...