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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near North Myrtle Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about North Myrtle Beach...

North Myrtle Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around North Myrtle Beach changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 8.3°C (47°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since North Myrtle 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 North Myrtle Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at North Myrtle Beach is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to North Myrtle Beach. The nearest one is 8th Ave n , which is just 6.1km (4.9miles) away from North Myrtle Beach. Click here to check out more information on 8th Ave n and its water temperature. Other surfspots near North Myrtle Beach are The Dunes Club, Myrtle Beach, which is roughly 7.8km (4.9miles) away, and Myrtle Beach 64th Ave , located 10.1km (6.3miles) from North Myrtle Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches near to North Myrtle Beach. The nearest one is Cherry Grove Beach, which is only 2.3km (1.4miles) away from North Myrtle Beach. Another beach near North Myrtle Beach is Sunset Beach, which is 10.6km (6.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for North Myrtle Beach?

The water temperature at North Myrtle Beach is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 8°C (47°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near North Myrtle Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to North Myrtle Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about North Myrtle Beach...

Do you know what the the city Monson in the United States, the city Wayland in the United States, and the island Murray in the Australia have in common with North Myrtle Beach? Click on the links to find out...