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

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

Urbana is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 9175 people. The water temperature around Urbana has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Urbana 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 Urbana?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Urbana is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Urbana?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Urbana. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naval Jetty, which is 128.2km (79.7miles) away from Urbana. Click here to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Dewey Beach, which is approximately 130.4km (81miles) away from Urbana. Another fun surfspot is Dewey Beach, located approximately 130.4km (81miles) from Urbana.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Urbana. One beach, which is not too far away, is Point of Rocks, which is 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Urbana. Another beach near Urbana is Landing Road, which is ca 32.6km (20.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Urbana?

The sea temperature around Urbana is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people 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 advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Urbana?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°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 normally change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Urbana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Urbana...

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