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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Ship, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Ship...

West Ship is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the Mississippi island group. The water temperature around West Ship changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.7°C (49.4°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since West Ship 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 West Ship?

The current water temperature in the month of August near West Ship is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to West Ship?

There are not many surf spots close to West Ship. A spot that might be worth checking out is Cape Lookout, which is about 61.9km (38.8miles) away from West Ship. Click here for directions and for more information on Cape Lookout and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near West Ship are Neakahine point, which is roughly 62.4km (38.8miles) away, and Pacific City-Point Break, Cape Kiwanda, located ca 63.7km (39.5miles) from West Ship.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to West Ship. A good beach nearby is San Salvador Beach, which is just 22.9km (14.2miles) away from West Ship. Another gorgeous beach near West Ship is Lyons Beach, which is roughly 25.6km (15.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for West Ship?

The sea temperature around West Ship is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around West Ship. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 10°C (49°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to West Ship?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to West Ship: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Ship...

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