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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pearl River, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pearl River...

Pearl River is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2506 people. The water temperature around Pearl River changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pearl River 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 Pearl River?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Pearl River is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Pearl River. The closest decent spot is Chandeleur Islands, which is 65.8km (58.1miles) away from Pearl River. Click here for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Pearl River are Fourchon, which is approximately 93.6km (58.1miles) away, and The Cross Pensacola Beach, located ca 154.5km (96miles) from Pearl River.

Are there nice beaches close to Pearl River?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Pearl River. One beach, which is not too far away, is Shell Beach, which is 36.4km (22.6miles) away from Pearl River. Another gorgeous beach near Pearl River is Shell Beach, ca 36.4km (22.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Pearl River?

The water temperature around Pearl River is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pearl River?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pearl River: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pearl River...

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