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

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

Williamsburg is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 7646 people. The water temperature around Williamsburg varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Williamsburg is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Williamsburg. The closest decent spot is Cocoa Beach Pier, which is roughly 51.3km (32.1miles) away from Williamsburg. Click here for more information on Cocoa Beach Pier and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Williamsburg are Playa Linda, which is roughly 51.7km (32.1miles) away, and Tables, located approximately 52km (32.3miles) from Williamsburg.

Are there beaches located close to Williamsburg?

No, there are not many beaches close to Williamsburg. The next good one is Cocoa Beach, which is 51.2km (31.8miles) away from Williamsburg. Another beautiful beach near Williamsburg is New Smyrna Beach, which is ca 52.5km (32.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Williamsburg?

The water temperature around Williamsburg is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During this time, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Williamsburg?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Williamsburg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Williamsburg...

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