Water and sea temperature in Sheltons Point (12th July 2020)
The average ocean temperature for Sheltons Point is 80°F today
Average water/sea temperatures this week for Sheltons Point
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Sheltons Point?
The water temperature in Sheltons Point is quite warm. However you may want to consider wearing a rash guard/rash vest if you plan to be in the ocean for an extended period of time.
Please note: These are general guidelines based on today's average water temperature of 80°F in Sheltons 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 Sheltons Point
Our measurements for the water temperature in Sheltons Point, Lancaster 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 Sheltons 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 Sheltons Point are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions and variations in sea depth.