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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Surf City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Surf City...

Surf City is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1853 people. The water temperature around Surf City varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.5°F) in February up to 22.4°C (72.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Surf City 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 Surf City?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Surf City is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Surf City?

There are not many surf spots close to Surf City. The next good one is Wrightsville beach, which is just 20.3km (20.6miles) away from Surf City. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Wrightsville beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Surf City are Carolina Beach, which is ca 33.2km (20.6miles) away, and Emerald Isle, located roughly 33.3km (20.7miles) from Surf City.

Are there white sand beaches near Surf City?

There are some nice beaches close to Surf City. The closest one is Surf City, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Surf City. Another fun beach near Surf City is Surf City, which is 0km (0miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Surf City?

The sea temperature around Surf City is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Surf City?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Surf City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Surf City...

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