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

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

Riva is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4076 people. The water temperature around Riva changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Riva 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 Riva?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Riva is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Riva. The next good one is Naval Jetty, which is about 81.6km (51.3miles) away from Riva. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Riva are Rehoboth-Main, which is ca 82.5km (51.3miles) away, and Dewey Beach, located roughly 83.1km (51.6miles) from Riva.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Riva?

There are a few nice beaches in proximity to Riva. The nearest one is North Beach, which is only 17.1km (10.6miles) away from Riva. Another beach near Riva is North Beach, which is 17.1km (10.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Riva?

The sea temperature around Riva is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Riva. However, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Riva?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Riva: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Riva...

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