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

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

Ridgeville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1979 people. The water temperature around Ridgeville has significant 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 Ridgeville 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 Ridgeville?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Ridgeville is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Ridgeville. A good spot nearby is Berts Bar, which is about 36.3km (23.3miles) away from Ridgeville. Click here for more information on Berts Bar and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ridgeville are Folly Beach Pier, which is approximately 37.6km (23.3miles) away, and The Washout, located 37.8km (23.5miles) from Ridgeville.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Ridgeville. One beach, which is not too far away, is Folly Beach, which is only 37.5km (23.3miles) away from Ridgeville. Another beautiful beach near Ridgeville is Edisto Beach, which is approximately 42.6km (26.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Ridgeville?

The water temperature around Ridgeville 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ridgeville?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ridgeville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ridgeville...

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