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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sea Island...

Sea Island is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Sea Island has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in January up to 27.9°C (82.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sea Island 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 Sea Island?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Sea Island is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sea Island. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cumberland Island, which is just 30.7km (19.1miles) away from Sea Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cumberland Island and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Sea Island is Hooks, which is 34.7km (21.5miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to Sea Island. The closest one is Sea Island, which is only 2km (1.2miles) away from Sea Island. Another nice beach near Sea Island is Saint Simons Island, which is 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Sea Island?

The water temperature at Sea Island is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 11°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sea Island?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sea Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sea Island...

Do you know what the the city Maunggora in Indonesia, the city Floirac in France, and the city Middleburg in United States have in common with Sea Island? Click on the links to find out...