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

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

Wharton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8832 people. The water temperature around Wharton has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wharton 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 Wharton?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Wharton is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Wharton. A spot, which is not too far away, is Matagorda, which is about 50km (34.2miles) away from Wharton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Matagorda and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Wharton are Quintanas, which is ca 55km (34.2miles) away, and Surfside, located ca 55.3km (34.3miles) from Wharton.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Wharton. A good beach nearby is Surfside Beach, which is only 55.4km (34.4miles) away from Wharton. Another good beach near Wharton is Surfside Beach, 55.4km (34.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Wharton?

The sea temperature around Wharton is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wharton. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Wharton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wharton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wharton...

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