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

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

South Beach is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the Cape Cod island group. The water temperature around South Beach varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in February up to 20.7°C (69.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since South 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 near South Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of November near South Beach is ca:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to South Beach. A good spot nearby is Madaket, which is 17.1km (12.7miles) away from South Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Madaket and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near South Beach are Cisco Beach Nantucket Island, which is ca 20.4km (12.7miles) away, and Madaquecham Nantucket Island, located approximately 25km (15.6miles) from South Beach.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to South Beach. The closest one is Edgartown Great Pond, which is just 1.4km (0.9miles) away from South Beach. Another fun beach near South Beach is Norton Point Beach, which is approximately 1.7km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for South Beach?

The sea temperature around South Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around South Beach. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to South Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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 love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to South Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about South Beach...

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