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

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

Wrightsville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 2310 people. The water temperature around Wrightsville varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Wrightsville 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 Wrightsville?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Wrightsville is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near Wrightsville?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Wrightsville. A spot, which is not too far away, is Poverty Beach, which is 113.9km (70.8miles) away from Wrightsville. Click here to check out more information on Poverty Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Chodes, which is approximately 115.4km (71.7miles) away from Wrightsville. Another fun surfspot is Chodes, located approximately 115.4km (71.7miles) from Wrightsville.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Wrightsville. One beach, which is not too far away, is York, which is 11.3km (7miles) away from Wrightsville. Another beautiful beach near Wrightsville is Essex, which is ca 49.6km (30.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Wrightsville?

The water temperature around Wrightsville is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wrightsville. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Wrightsville?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Wrightsville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wrightsville...

Do you know what the the city Miskindzha in Russia, the city Solna in Sweden, and Dawlish Warren Visitor Centre have in common with Wrightsville? Click on the links to find out...