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Damneck Naval Base water temperature
Damneck Naval Base ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 3.0

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Damneck Naval Base Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Virginia, USA)

Today's Damneck Naval Base sea temperature is 15.4 °C.

Statistics for 17 Apr (1981–2005) – mean: 14.4 °C, range: 10.9 °C to 18.2 °C

The water temperature (15 °C) at Damneck Naval Base is fairly cool. Despite the sun, a windchill factor of (9 °C) means that surfers will need a good quality spring wetsuit, a neoprene hood. Some surfers would wear gloves and boots.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Damneck Naval Base. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Damneck Naval Base Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Damneck Naval Base sea temperatures peak in the range 24 to 28°C (75 to 82°F) on around the 20th of July and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 8 to 14°C (46 to 57°F). Year round warm sea temperatures at Damneck Naval Base climb to their maximum in mid to late July. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. At its lowest at the beginning of March, low sea temperatures at Damneck Naval Base are suited to a 5/4mm or 5/3mm good quality wetsuit with neoprene gloves and 3mm boots. You will need a hood if it's windy or the air is cold.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Damneck Naval Base can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Damneck Naval Base. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.