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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 30343 people. The water temperature around Salisbury varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late 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 near Salisbury?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Salisbury is approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Salisbury. A spot that might be worth checking out is Assateague, which is roughly 26.8km (17miles) away from Salisbury. Click here to check out more information on Assateague and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Salisbury are Wedge, which is 27.3km (17miles) away, and Ocean City, located approximately 28.7km (17.8miles) from Salisbury.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches near to Salisbury. The nearest one is Salisbury, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Salisbury. Another good beach near Salisbury is Whittington Park, which is 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Salisbury?

The water temperature around Salisbury is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm 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 Salisbury. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Salisbury?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Salisbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Salisbury...

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