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

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

Selden is an island in the United States. It is part of the Potomac River island group. The water temperature around Selden varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Selden 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 Selden?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Selden is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Selden. The next good one is Naval Jetty, which is 129.8km (80.6miles) away from Selden. Click here to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Dewey Beach, which is ca 131.4km (81.6miles) away from Selden. Another good surfspot is Dewey Beach, located 131.4km (81.6miles) from Selden.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Selden. The next good one is Point of Rocks, which is 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Selden. Another gorgeous beach near Selden is Landing Road, which is roughly 38.9km (24.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Selden?

The sea temperature around Selden is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Selden?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Selden: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Selden...

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