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

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

Whiteville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5394 people. The water temperature around Whiteville changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.3°C (47°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Whiteville 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 Whiteville?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Whiteville is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Whiteville?

There are not many surf spots close to Whiteville. A good spot nearby is Sunset Beach, which is just 34.5km (21.6miles) away from Whiteville. Click here for directions and for more information on Sunset Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Whiteville are Ocean Isle, which is 34.7km (21.6miles) away, and Holden Beach, located approximately 36.9km (22.9miles) from Whiteville.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Whiteville. The closest decent beach is Sunset Beach, which is just 33.5km (20.8miles) away from Whiteville. Another beach near Whiteville is Sunset Beach, ca 33.5km (20.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Whiteville?

The sea temperature around Whiteville is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some 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 diving and fishing close to Whiteville?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Whiteville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Whiteville...

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