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

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

Wadmalaw is an island in the United States. It is located in the South Carolina island group. The water temperature around Wadmalaw varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.8°F) in January up to 27.9°C (82.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wadmalaw 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 Wadmalaw?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Wadmalaw is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near Wadmalaw?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Wadmalaw. The nearest one is Edisto Beach, which is just 11.7km (10.8miles) away from Wadmalaw. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Edisto Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Wadmalaw are Folly Beach Pier, which is ca 17.4km (10.8miles) away, and The Washout, located ca 19.2km (11.9miles) from Wadmalaw.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches near to Wadmalaw. The closest one is Edisto Beach, which is only 14.2km (8.8miles) away from Wadmalaw. Another fun beach near Wadmalaw is Folly Beach, which is ca 17.3km (10.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Wadmalaw?

The water temperature around Wadmalaw is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wadmalaw. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Wadmalaw?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Wadmalaw: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Wadmalaw...

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