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

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

South Riding is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 24256 people. The water temperature around South Riding has extreme variability year round. 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 South Riding 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 Riding?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near South Riding is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to South Riding. A good spot nearby is Naval Jetty, which is more than 130.9km (81.3miles) away from South Riding. Click here to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Dewey Beach, which is ca 132.1km (82miles) away from South Riding. Another surfspot is Dewey Beach, located 132.1km (82miles) from South Riding.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to South Riding?

No, there are not many beaches near to South Riding. A good beach nearby is Point of Rocks, which is just 24.6km (15.3miles) away from South Riding. Another beautiful beach near South Riding is Landing Road, which is 45.2km (28.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for South Riding?

The water temperature around South Riding 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 temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around South Riding. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures reach lows of 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some 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 advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near South Riding?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. 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. The conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to South Riding: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about South Riding...

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