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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Winyah Scarp

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Winyah Scarp...

Winyah Scarp is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Winyah Scarp changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.2°C (64.7°F) in March up to 27.6°C (81.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Winyah Scarp 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 Winyah Scarp?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Winyah Scarp is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Winyah Scarp?

There are not many surf spots close to Winyah Scarp. The closest decent spot is North Litchfield, which is just 67.9km (43.7miles) away from Winyah Scarp. Click here for directions and for more information on North Litchfield and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Winyah Scarp are Springmaid Pier, which is 70.3km (43.7miles) away, and Surfside Pier, located approximately 71km (44.1miles) from Winyah Scarp.

Are there white sand beaches close to Winyah Scarp?

There are not too many beaches close to Winyah Scarp. A good beach nearby is Keyes Beach, which is just 71.7km (44.5miles) away from Winyah Scarp. Another beach near Winyah Scarp is Springmaid Beach, approximately 72.1km (44.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Winyah Scarp?

The sea temperature at Winyah Scarp is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin 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 early spring, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 18°C (65°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Winyah Scarp?

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 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Winyah Scarp: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Winyah Scarp...

Do you know what the the city Coburg in the United States, the city Ramsar in the Iran, and the city Sungai Besar in the Malaysia have in common with Winyah Scarp? Click on the links to find out...