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

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

Rockville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 61209 people. The water temperature around Rockville changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rockville 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 Rockville?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Rockville is ca:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rockville?

Not many surf spots are located close to Rockville. The closest decent spot is Naval Jetty, which is almost 113.7km (70.6miles) away from Rockville. Click here for directions and for more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Dewey Beach, which is approximately 115.4km (71.7miles) away from Rockville. Another fun surfspot is Dewey Beach, located roughly 115.4km (71.7miles) from Rockville.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Rockville?

There are not too many beaches near to Rockville. The closest decent beach is Landing Road, which is only 23.3km (14.5miles) away from Rockville. Another good beach near Rockville is Point of Rocks, 24.6km (15.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Rockville?

The sea temperature around Rockville is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Rockville. However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rockville?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rockville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rockville...

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