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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ocean Isle, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ocean Isle...

Ocean Isle is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ocean Isle varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March up to 27.8°C (82.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ocean Isle 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 Ocean Isle?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Ocean Isle is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Ocean Isle. The closest one is Sunset Beach, which is only 4.3km (2.7miles) away from Ocean Isle. Click here to check out more information on Sunset Beach and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Ocean Isle is Holden Beach, which is ca 6.7km (4.2miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Ocean Isle?

There are more beautiful beaches close to Ocean Isle. The nearest one is Ocean Isle Beach, which is only 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Ocean Isle. Another fun beach near Ocean Isle is Sunset Beach, which is approximately 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ocean Isle?

The sea temperature at Ocean Isle is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ocean Isle. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ocean Isle?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer 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 Ocean Isle: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ocean Isle...

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