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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ballston Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ballston Beach...

Ballston Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ballston Beach has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.2°F) in February up to 17.4°C (63.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ballston Beach 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 Ballston Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Ballston Beach is ca:
3°C (38°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Ballston Beach. The nearest one is Whitecrest Beach, which is only 5.1km (3.2miles) away from Ballston Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Whitecrest Beach and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Ballston Beach is Marconi Beach, which is ca 7.2km (4.4miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches close to Ballston Beach. The closest one is Truro, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Ballston Beach. Another beautiful beach near Ballston Beach is Longnook Beach, which is approximately 1.6km (1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ballston Beach?

The sea temperature at Ballston Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballston Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ballston Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ballston Beach...

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