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

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

Surfside Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Surfside Beach changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in December up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Surfside 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 Surfside Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Surfside Beach is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Surfside Beach. The closest one is Surfside, which is only 0.3km (0.3miles) away from Surfside Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Surfside and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Surfside Beach are Surfside beach-Octagone, which is roughly 0.4km (0.3miles) away, and Quintanas, located ca 1.1km (0.7miles) from Surfside Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches in proximity to Surfside Beach?

There are other beautiful beaches close to Surfside Beach. The closest one is Surfside Beach, which is 0km (0miles) away from Surfside Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Surfside Beach is Surfside Beach, which is approximately 0km (0miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Surfside Beach?

The sea temperature at Surfside Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during November, December, and January, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Surfside Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during November, December, and January. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Surfside Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Surfside Beach...

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