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

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

Waves is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Waves varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.7°F) in February up to 25.7°C (78.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Waves 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 Waves?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Waves is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Waves. The nearest one is Rhodanthe Pier, which is 1.3km (1.8miles) away from Waves. Click here for more information on Rhodanthe Pier and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Waves are S-Turns, which is approximately 2.8km (1.8miles) away, and Boiler, located roughly 10.4km (6.5miles) from Waves.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in close proximity to Waves. The nearest one is Rodanthe, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Waves. Another good beach near Waves is Salvo, which is approximately 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Waves?

The water temperature at Waves is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°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 people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Waves. However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Waves?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Waves: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Waves...

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