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

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

Seward is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2693 people. The water temperature around Seward changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.9°C (39°F) in February up to 14.4°C (58°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Seward 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 Seward?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Seward is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Seward?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Seward. A good spot nearby is Mill Bay, which is more than 190.6km (118.4miles) away from Seward. Click here for more information on Mill Bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Three Mile, which is ca 214.8km (133.4miles) away from Seward. Another surfspot is Three Mile, located ca 214.8km (133.4miles) from Seward.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Seward. A good beach nearby is Race Point, which is just 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Seward. Another beach near Seward is Pacific Ocean, ca 29.9km (18.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Seward?

The water temperature around Seward is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine 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 recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Seward?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Seward: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Seward...

Do you know what the the city Medina in Australia, the city Turkan in Azerbaijan, and Giraud Seamount have in common with Seward? Click on the links to find out...