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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pine Knoll Shores, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pine Knoll Shores...

Pine Knoll Shores is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Pine Knoll Shores varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.9°F) in January up to 27.5°C (81.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Pine Knoll 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 Pine Knoll Shores?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Pine Knoll Shores is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Pine Knoll Shores. The closest one is Atlantic Beach, which is just 4.1km (7.8miles) away from Pine Knoll Shores. Click here for directions and for more information on Atlantic Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Pine Knoll Shores are Shackleford Banks, which is approximately 12.6km (7.8miles) away, and Emerald Isle, located ca 12.8km (8miles) from Pine Knoll Shores.

Are there any other beaches located close to Pine Knoll Shores?

Yes, there are several nice beaches near to Pine Knoll Shores. The closest one is Atlantic Beach, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Pine Knoll Shores. Another good beach near Pine Knoll Shores is Salter Path, which is roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Pine Knoll Shores?

The water temperature at Pine Knoll Shores is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Pine Knoll Shores. However, during winter, temperatures come down to roughly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pine Knoll Shores?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Pine Knoll Shores: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pine Knoll Shores...

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