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

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

Salisbury is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Salisbury changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 24.3°C (75.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Salisbury 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 at Salisbury?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Salisbury is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close to Salisbury?

There are not too many surf spots close to Salisbury. The closest decent spot is Assateague, which is 26.8km (17miles) away from Salisbury. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Assateague and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Salisbury are Wedge, which is approximately 27.3km (17miles) away, and Ocean City, located roughly 28.7km (17.8miles) from Salisbury.

Are there any other beaches near Salisbury?

Yes, there are some nice beaches in close proximity to Salisbury. The closest one is Whittington Park, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Salisbury. Another beach near Salisbury is Ocean City, which is roughly 27.9km (17.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Salisbury?

The water temperature at Salisbury is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Salisbury. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Salisbury?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Salisbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Salisbury...

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