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

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

Selbyville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2167 people. The water temperature around Selbyville changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.8°F) in February up to 24.1°C (75.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Selbyville 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 Selbyville?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Selbyville is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Selbyville. The nearest one is Ocean City, which is 8.9km (5.8miles) away from Selbyville. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean City and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Selbyville are Fenwick Island, which is approximately 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and 48th Street Ocean City, located roughly 10.3km (6.4miles) from Selbyville.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Selbyville. The closest one is Fenwick Island, which is 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Selbyville. Another beach near Selbyville is South Bethany, which is 9.9km (6.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Selbyville?

The sea temperature around Selbyville is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 4°C (40°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Selbyville?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°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 sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Selbyville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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