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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tappahannock, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tappahannock...

Tappahannock is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2375 people. The water temperature around Tappahannock has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in February up to 25.9°C (78.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tappahannock 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 Tappahannock?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Tappahannock is about:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Tappahannock?

There are not many surf spots close to Tappahannock. A good spot nearby is 81st Street, which is roughly 85.2km (54.4miles) away from Tappahannock. Click here to check out more information on 81st Street and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tappahannock are 42nd St VA Beach, which is approximately 87.5km (54.4miles) away, and Virginia Beach, located 88.3km (54.8miles) from Tappahannock.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Tappahannock. The next good one is St George Island Beach, which is 24.3km (15.1miles) away from Tappahannock. Another fun beach near Tappahannock is Marshalls Beach, ca 27.5km (17.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Tappahannock?

The sea temperature around Tappahannock is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Tappahannock. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tappahannock?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Tappahannock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tappahannock...

Do you know what the the city La Selva Beach in the United States, the city Anaco in the Venezuela, and the city Trollenhagen in the Germany have in common with Tappahannock? Click on the links to find out...