Water and sea temperature in Gravelly Point (12th July 2020)
The ocean temperature for Gravelly Point is 82°F today
Average water/sea temperatures this week for Gravelly Point
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Gravelly Point?
The water temperature in Gravelly Point is quite comfortable. However you may want to wear a rash guard/rash vest to protect yourself from the sun.
Please note: These are general guidelines based on today's average water temperature of 82°F in Gravelly 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 Gravelly Point
Our measurements for the water temperature in Gravelly Point, Arlington 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 Gravelly 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 Gravelly Point are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions and variations in sea depth.