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

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

West Wildwood is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around West Wildwood changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.4°F) in February up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since West Wildwood 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 West Wildwood?

The current water temperature in the month of April at West Wildwood is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to West Wildwood. The nearest one is North Wildwood, which is just 1.8km (1.5miles) away from West Wildwood. Click here to check out more information on North Wildwood and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near West Wildwood are Diamond Beach, which is 2.5km (1.5miles) away, and Nuns beach, located roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) from West Wildwood.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches near to West Wildwood. The nearest one is Wildwood, which is just 0.9km (0.6miles) away from West Wildwood. Another gorgeous beach near West Wildwood is North Wildwood, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for West Wildwood?

The water temperature at West Wildwood is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at West Wildwood. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 4°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to West Wildwood?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to West Wildwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Wildwood...

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