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AHQ Report - North Grand Strand

February 14

Morning surface water temperatures are around 52 degrees off the beach in Little River and 48 in the creeks. The water clarity is bad even out to the reefs. 

February 6

Morning surface water temperatures are around 53 degrees in Little River and the water is still pretty dirty. 

February 2

On the water today after a little time away, a new inshore fishing report will be following from Captain Buddy Love of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters (843-361-7445). 

January 25

Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 50s in Little River and the water is still pretty murky.

January 4

Morning surface water temperatures are down to around 52 degrees in Little River and the water has cleared.

December 21

Morning surface water temperatures are down to the low 50s in the bigger water around Little River, and the creeks are even colder first thing. The water is very muddy after all the rain. 

November 29

Morning surface water temperatures are down to about 57 around Little River. 

November 16

Morning surface water temperatures are down to about 59 around Little River. 

October 26

Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 60s inshore in Little River.  Water clarity is improving with a lack of rain.  

October 19

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to about 68 degrees inshore in Little River and clarity has improved. 

October 13

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to about 70 degrees inshore in Little River and the ocean water is dirty.

October 5

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to around 73 inshore in Little River. 

September 28

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped into the low 70s inshore in Little River. 

September 21

Morning surface water temperatures are around 81 degrees inshore in Little River and the water is dirty. 

September 7

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to 79 degrees around Little River and the water is dirty. Bait is less abundant in the creeks after the storms but still available, while the mullet run is underway in the ocean.  

August 24

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped a little to 83 degrees around Little River and bait is still abundant. 

August 18

Morning surface water temperatures are around 85 degrees around Little River and with a lot of rain clarity is down.  Bait is still abundant. 

August 3

Morning surface water temperatures are down to around 83 and the creeks are full of bait. Clarity has dropped off a bit with recent rains.

July 27

Morning surface water temperatures are around 85-87 and the creeks are full of bait. 

July 13

Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s and the creeks are full of bait. 

June 29

Morning surface water temperatures are about 81-83 degrees at dawn inshore around Little River, and it’s not uncommon to see the mid-80s in the afternoon and even high-80s at low tide. Clarity is improving again after all the rain but the upcoming full moon tides will probably wreck that.   

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