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

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

Pennsville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 11888 people. The water temperature around Pennsville has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in January up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pennsville 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 Pennsville?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Pennsville is ca:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Pennsville. A spot that might be worth checking out is Strathmere, 7th street, which is about 55.8km (34.7miles) away from Pennsville. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Strathmere, 7th street and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Pennsville are Chodes, which is roughly 55.8km (34.7miles) away, and Ocean City-14th 15th St, located approximately 56.7km (35.2miles) from Pennsville.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Pennsville. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bowers Beach, which is just 41.5km (25.8miles) away from Pennsville. Another nice beach near Pennsville is Upper Township Petersburg, which is roughly 50.5km (31.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Pennsville?

The sea temperature around Pennsville is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pennsville. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Pennsville?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Pennsville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pennsville...

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