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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Parris, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Parris...

Parris is an island in the United States. It is part of the South Carolina island group. The water temperature around Parris changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52.1°F) in January up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Parris 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 Parris?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Parris is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Parris. A spot that might be worth checking out is Refish Island, which is roughly 27.1km (26.9miles) away from Parris. Click here for directions and for more information on Refish Island and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Parris are Galveston-Stewart Beach, which is approximately 43.4km (26.9miles) away, and Bolivar, located approximately 43.4km (27miles) from Parris.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few beaches near to Parris. The closest one is Crosby, which is 2km (1.3miles) away from Parris. Another beach near Parris is Bayside Drive County Beach, which is approximately 17.5km (10.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Parris?

The sea temperature around Parris is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to roughly 11°C (52°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Parris?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Parris: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Parris...

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