Water and sea temperature in Ward Point (8th August 2020)
The average ocean temperature for Ward Point is 73°F today
Average water/sea temperatures this week for Ward Point
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Ward Point?
The water temperature in Ward Point isn't too cold. However you may want to wear a 0.5 mm to 2/1 mm shorty wetsuit or a wetsuit jacket especially if you will be in the ocean for an extended period of time.
Please note: These are general guidelines based on today's average water temperature of 73°F in Ward Point. If there are strong winds, cold air temperatures, you are engaging in activities with less movement or you get cold easily, you may want to consider a thicker wetsuit. consider a thicker wetsuit.
Information about our water / sea temperature data for Ward Point
Our measurements for the water temperature in Ward Point, Richmond County, United States are provided by the daily sea surface temperature (SST) satellite readings from NOAA.
Please be aware that our water temperatures are based on open water averages. Actual sea surface water temperatures close to the shore at Ward Point can vary by several degrees.
Weather patterns that can increase variation in water temperatures
Heavy rains, locations near river mouths and long periods of strong offshore winds can cause variations in ocean temperatures. Offshore winds cause the colder deep water to replace the surface water which has been warmed by the sun.
Whilst sea temperatures for Ward Point are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions and variations in sea depth.