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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Washout, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Washout...

The Washout is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around The Washout changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in December up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since The Washout 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 The Washout?

The current water temperature in the month of November at The Washout is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to The Washout. The nearest one is Folly Beach Pier, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from The Washout. Click here for more information on Folly Beach Pier and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near The Washout is Berts Bar, which is ca 7.4km (4.6miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to The Washout. The next good one is Folly Beach, which is only 2.1km (1.3miles) away from The Washout. Another beach near The Washout is Edisto Beach, roughly 28.1km (17.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for The Washout?

The water temperature at The Washout is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near The Washout?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to The Washout: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about The Washout...

Do you know what the the city Steinbergkirche in Germany, the city Trebbo in Italy, and the city Sukogunungkrajan in Indonesia have in common with The Washout? Click on the links to find out...