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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Raleigh Hills, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Raleigh Hills...

Raleigh Hills is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 5896 people. The water temperature around Raleigh Hills has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.7°C (49.4°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Raleigh Hills 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 Raleigh Hills?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Raleigh Hills is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Raleigh Hills?

There are not many surf spots close to Raleigh Hills. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cape Lookout, which is about 59.7km (37.2miles) away from Raleigh Hills. Click here for directions and for more information on Cape Lookout and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Raleigh Hills are Neakahine point, which is approximately 59.9km (37.2miles) away, and Short Sands, located approximately 61.2km (38miles) from Raleigh Hills.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Raleigh Hills. A good beach nearby is San Salvador Beach, which is only 22.1km (13.7miles) away from Raleigh Hills. Another beautiful beach near Raleigh Hills is Lyons Beach, which is 24.4km (15.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Raleigh Hills?

The sea temperature around Raleigh Hills is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Raleigh Hills?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Raleigh Hills: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Raleigh Hills...

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