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

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

Ravenel is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2465 people. The water temperature around Ravenel has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.9°C (51.6°F) in March up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ravenel 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 Ravenel?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Ravenel is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near Ravenel?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Ravenel. The nearest one is Edisto Beach, which is 18km (12.2miles) away from Ravenel. Click here to check out more information on Edisto Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ravenel are Folly Beach Pier, which is roughly 19.6km (12.2miles) away, and The Washout, located roughly 20.9km (13miles) from Ravenel.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Ravenel. A beach that might be worth checking out is Folly Beach, which is 19.5km (12.1miles) away from Ravenel. Another good beach near Ravenel is Edisto Beach, ca 20.2km (12.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ravenel?

The water temperature around Ravenel is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ravenel. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 11°C (52°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ravenel?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ravenel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ravenel...

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