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

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

South Suffolk is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 80690 people. The water temperature around South Suffolk varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.9°C (39°F) in January up to 25.8°C (78.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since South Suffolk 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 Suffolk?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to South Suffolk is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to South Suffolk. A spot that might be worth checking out is 42nd St VA Beach, which is about 35.3km (21.9miles) away from South Suffolk. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 42nd St VA Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near South Suffolk are 1st Street Jetty, which is roughly 35.3km (21.9miles) away, and Damneck Naval Base, located roughly 35.4km (22miles) from South Suffolk.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to South Suffolk. One beach, which is not too far away, is Portsmouth, which is only 18.1km (11.2miles) away from South Suffolk. Another fun beach near South Suffolk is Corolla, which is ca 48.2km (30miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for South Suffolk?

The water temperature around South Suffolk is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 . However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of 4°C (39°F). During 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near South Suffolk?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to South Suffolk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about South Suffolk...

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