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

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

Richwood is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3459 people. The water temperature around Richwood varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in December up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Richwood 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 Richwood?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Richwood is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Richwood. The next good one is Ocean City-14th 15th St, which is roughly 44.2km (27.5miles) away from Richwood. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean City-14th 15th St and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Richwood are Waverly, which is approximately 44.3km (27.5miles) away, and Ocean City-8th Street, located approximately 44.5km (27.6miles) from Richwood.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Richwood?

No, there are not many beaches near to Richwood. The next good one is Upper Township Petersburg, which is only 40km (24.9miles) away from Richwood. Another beach near Richwood is Reeds Bay Park, which is 41.6km (25.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Richwood?

The water temperature around Richwood is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Richwood?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Richwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Richwood...

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