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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Panic Point, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Panic Point...

Panic Point is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Panic Point changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.9°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Panic Point 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 Panic Point?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Panic Point is ca:
2°C (35°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Panic Point. The nearest one is Fenway, which is 0.6km (0.3miles) away from Panic Point. Click here for more information on Fenway and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Panic Point is Dickeys, which is roughly 2.3km (1.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Panic Point. The nearest one is Misquamicut State Beach, which is only 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Panic Point. Another beach near Panic Point is Burlingame State Park, which is roughly 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Panic Point?

The sea temperature at Panic Point is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Panic Point. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Panic Point?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Panic Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Panic Point...

Do you know what the the city Blaine in the United States, the island Senja in the Norway, and the city Senayang in the Indonesia have in common with Panic Point? Click on the links to find out...