Whale S360EW 3 Gallon 12 Volt Marine Water Heater. The S360EW is an electric only 12 V Water Heater brand new to the marine industry. Ideal for outboards the water heater connects to 12 V power supply meaning there is no need for a generator, inverter or shore power.
The compact and electric-only design of the water heater allows for flexible installation in tight spaces like the galley or transom, freeing up valuable onboard space. With rapid heat-up times, it provides hot water in under an hour and boasts efficient heat retention for up to 10 hours. Ideal for deck showers and wet suits, it delivers 3 gallons of hot water at a time. Safety features include integrated temperature and pressure valves, thermal cut-out, and heat indication output. Plus, an integrated anode ensures longer life, while a relay enables easy switching at the helm.
Heating water with 12V requires approximately 40 amperes at 12 volts for a 30-degree Celsius temperature increase, consuming just over 5 ampere-hours. Additionally, some new inverter heat pumps offer premium designs suitable for various indoor installations.
- Side-mounted combination electric/heat exchanger
- Robust manufacturing
- Hold down brackets welded to the inner tank
- Double-wall heat exchangers
- Integrated pressure relief valve
- Temperature and pressure drain tube included
- Sturdy, robust epoxy coated exterior
- Ignition protected
Warning: Product may contain materials cautioned by California Proposition 65