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

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

Ocean Pines is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11710 people. The water temperature around Ocean Pines changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.8°F) in February up to 24.1°C (75.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ocean Pines 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 Ocean Pines?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Ocean Pines is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Ocean Pines. The nearest one is Ocean City, which is only 4.5km (3.1miles) away from Ocean Pines. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean City and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ocean Pines are 48th Street Ocean City, which is roughly 5km (3.1miles) away, and Wedge, located roughly 6.4km (4miles) from Ocean Pines.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches close to Ocean Pines. The closest one is Ocean City, which is 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Ocean Pines. Another beach near Ocean Pines is Fenwick Island, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Ocean Pines?

The water temperature around Ocean Pines is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 4°C (40°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ocean Pines?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Ocean Pines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ocean Pines...

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