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

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

Ocean Shores is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Ocean Shores has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.6°F) in February up to 15.1°C (59.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ocean Shores 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 Shores?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Ocean Shores is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Ocean Shores. The nearest one is Ocean Shores, which is 0.9km (1.7miles) away from Ocean Shores. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean Shores and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ocean Shores are Damon Point, which is ca 2.7km (1.7miles) away, and The Groins, located 4.7km (2.9miles) from Ocean Shores.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are more beaches in close proximity to Ocean Shores. The closest one is Gray Gables, which is only 7.4km (4.6miles) away from Ocean Shores. Another beautiful beach near Ocean Shores is Cannon Beach, which is approximately 75.3km (46.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ocean Shores?

The sea temperature at Ocean Shores is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ocean Shores. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ocean Shores?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ocean Shores: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ocean Shores...

Do you know what the the city Minglanilla in the Philippines, the city Berck-Plage in the France, and the city Larangan in the Indonesia have in common with Ocean Shores? Click on the links to find out...