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

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

Sharpes is an island in the United States. It is part of the Chesapeake Bay island group. The water temperature around Sharpes has extreme variability 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 Sharpes 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 Sharpes?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Sharpes is about:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sharpes?

There are not many surf spots close to Sharpes. The next good one is Poverty Beach, which is 73.2km (45.8miles) away from Sharpes. Click here to check out more information on Poverty Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sharpes are The Cove, Cape May, which is roughly 73.7km (45.8miles) away, and Chodes, located approximately 73.8km (45.8miles) from Sharpes.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Sharpes?

There are not too many beaches near to Sharpes. A beach that might be worth checking out is Essex, which is 42.7km (26.5miles) away from Sharpes. Another fun beach near Sharpes is York, roughly 48.8km (30.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sharpes?

The sea temperature around Sharpes 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 thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sharpes?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sharpes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sharpes...

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