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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Richardson Hills

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

Richardson Hills is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Richardson Hills changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.4°C (74°F) in January up to 28.9°C (83.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Richardson 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 Richardson Hills?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Richardson Hills is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Richardson Hills?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Richardson Hills. The closest decent spot is Bald Head Island- Point, which is more than 131km (81.3miles) away from Richardson Hills. Click here for more information on Bald Head Island- Point and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Springmaid Pier, which is roughly 138.7km (86.2miles) away from Richardson Hills. Another good surfspot is Springmaid Pier, located roughly 138.7km (86.2miles) from Richardson Hills.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Richardson Hills. A good beach nearby is Caswell Beach, which is almost 134.8km (83.7miles) away from Richardson Hills. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Yaupon Beach, which is roughly 135.7km (84.3miles) away from Richardson Hills.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Richardson Hills?

The sea temperature at Richardson Hills is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 23°C (74°F). During this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Richardson Hills?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during December, January, and February. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Richardson Hills: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Richardson Hills...

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