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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1339 people. The water temperature around Pine Knoll Shores changes significantly throughout the year. 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 illustrated 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 near Pine Knoll Shores?

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

Are there surf spots located close to Pine Knoll Shores?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Pine Knoll Shores. The nearest one is Atlantic Beach, which is 4.1km (7.8miles) away from Pine Knoll Shores. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Atlantic Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Pine Knoll Shores are Shackleford Banks, which is roughly 12.6km (7.8miles) away, and Emerald Isle, located approximately 12.8km (8miles) from Pine Knoll Shores.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in close proximity to Pine Knoll Shores. The closest one is Pine Knoll Shores, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Pine Knoll Shores. Another beach near Pine Knoll Shores is Atlantic Beach, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Pine Knoll Shores?

The sea temperature around 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 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Pine Knoll Shores?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature 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.

Some fun facts about Pine Knoll Shores...

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