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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shipyard Lane, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shipyard Lane...

Shipyard Lane is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Shipyard Lane changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in January up to 25.4°C (77.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shipyard Lane 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 Shipyard Lane?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Shipyard Lane is approximately:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Shipyard Lane. A good spot nearby is Naval Jetty, which is just 57km (35.5miles) away from Shipyard Lane. Click here to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Shipyard Lane are Rehoboth-Main, which is 57.1km (35.5miles) away, and Dewey Beach, located approximately 57.5km (35.7miles) from Shipyard Lane.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Shipyard Lane. The closest decent beach is North Beach, which is only 21.2km (13.2miles) away from Shipyard Lane. Another nice beach near Shipyard Lane is North Beach, 21.2km (13.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Shipyard Lane?

The water temperature at Shipyard Lane is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to nearly 1°C (35°F). During this time, a 5/6 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 periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shipyard Lane?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shipyard Lane: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shipyard Lane...

Do you know what the the city Sendang in Indonesia, the city Lezignan-Corbieres in France, and the city Banzkow in Germany have in common with Shipyard Lane? Click on the links to find out...