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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Smith Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Smith Beach...

Smith Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Smith Beach varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Smith Beach 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 Smith Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Smith Beach is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Smith Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is 81st Street, which is 31.7km (21.2miles) away from Smith Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 81st Street and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Smith Beach are 42nd St VA Beach, which is roughly 34.2km (21.2miles) away, and Virginia Beach, located approximately 34.9km (21.7miles) from Smith Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Smith Beach. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oyster Place Road, which is just 29.5km (18.4miles) away from Smith Beach. Another fun beach near Smith Beach is Portsmouth, which is approximately 40.5km (25.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Smith Beach?

The sea temperature at Smith Beach is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Smith Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. 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 August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Smith Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Smith Beach...

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