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

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

Wildwood is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 5325 people. The water temperature around Wildwood changes extremely 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since 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 near Wildwood?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Wildwood is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Wildwood. The nearest one is North Wildwood, which is 1.2km (1.2miles) away from Wildwood. Click here to check out more information on North Wildwood and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Wildwood are Diamond Beach, which is ca 1.9km (1.2miles) away, and Trestles, located ca 4.4km (2.7miles) from Wildwood.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several beaches in close proximity to Wildwood. The nearest one is Wildwood, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Wildwood. Another beach near Wildwood is West Wildwood, which is 0.9km (0.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Wildwood?

The sea temperature around 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 4°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Wildwood?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Wildwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wildwood...

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