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

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

Richlands is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1520 people. The water temperature around Richlands varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in February up to 26.7°C (80.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Richlands 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 Richlands?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Richlands is about:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Richlands. A good spot nearby is Emerald Isle, which is about 33.5km (29.7miles) away from Richlands. Click here to check out more information on Emerald Isle and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Richlands are Atlantic Beach, which is 47.8km (29.7miles) away, and Wrightsville beach, located 49.3km (30.6miles) from Richlands.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Richlands. A good beach nearby is North Topsail Beach, which is 29km (18miles) away from Richlands. Another good beach near Richlands is Surf City, which is approximately 32.6km (20.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Richlands?

The sea temperature around Richlands is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Richlands?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Richlands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Richlands...

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