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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alger, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alger...

Alger is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the Fulton Chain Lakes island group. The water temperature around Alger changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Alger is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Alger?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Alger is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Alger?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Alger. The nearest one is Jones Beach, which is 14.8km (9.6miles) away from Alger. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jones Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Alger are Connecticut Street Jetty, which is approximately 15.4km (9.6miles) away, and 92nd Street, located roughly 15.5km (9.6miles) from Alger.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Alger. The closest one is Queens Beach Kaloko Beach, which is only 5.7km (3.6miles) away from Alger. Another gorgeous beach near Alger is Queens Surf Beach Park, which is approximately 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Alger?

The sea temperature around Alger is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Alger. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alger?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Alger: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Alger...

Do you know what the the city Langrune-sur-Mer in France, the city Tangalla in Sri Lanka, and the city Carregado in Portugal have in common with Alger? Click on the links to find out...