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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Atlantic City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Atlantic City...

Atlantic City is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Atlantic City varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Atlantic City 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 at Atlantic City?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Atlantic City is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Atlantic City. The closest one is Crystals, which is 0.8km (2.2miles) away from Atlantic City. Click here for directions and for more information on Crystals and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Atlantic City are Ventnor Pier, which is roughly 3.5km (2.2miles) away, and Margate Pier, located approximately 4.6km (2.9miles) from Atlantic City.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Atlantic City. The closest one is Ventnor City, which is only 3.3km (2.1miles) away from Atlantic City. Another good beach near Atlantic City is Brigantine, which is ca 4.4km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Atlantic City?

The water temperature at Atlantic City is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Atlantic City. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During this time, 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 ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Atlantic City?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Atlantic City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Atlantic City...

Do you know what the the city Iraga in the Philippines, the city Coxquihui in the Mexico, and the city Gumushacikoy in the Turkey have in common with Atlantic City? Click on the links to find out...