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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ocean Shores changes slightly 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 illustrated 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 about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Ocean Shores?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ocean Shores. The nearest one is Damon Point, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Ocean Shores. Click here for more information on Damon Point and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Ocean Shores is The Groins, which is ca 5.1km (3.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Ocean Shores. The nearest one is Ocean Shores, which is 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Ocean Shores. Another gorgeous beach near Ocean Shores is Gray Gables, which is roughly 8.3km (5.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ocean Shores?

The water 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 a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ocean Shores. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ocean Shores?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ocean Shores: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ocean Shores...

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