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

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

North Topsail Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around North Topsail Beach changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in February up to 26.7°C (80.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since North Topsail 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 Topsail Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at North Topsail Beach is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to North Topsail Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Emerald Isle, which is just 25.5km (17.4miles) away from North Topsail Beach. Click here for more information on Emerald Isle and its water temperature. Other surfspots near North Topsail Beach are Wrightsville beach, which is approximately 28km (17.4miles) away, and Carolina Beach, located approximately 40.6km (25.2miles) from North Topsail Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches close to North Topsail Beach. The nearest one is Surf City, which is 7.8km (4.9miles) away from North Topsail Beach. Another gorgeous beach near North Topsail Beach is Surf City, which is 7.8km (4.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for North Topsail Beach?

The sea temperature at North Topsail Beach is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at North Topsail Beach. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to North Topsail Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about North Topsail Beach...

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