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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bay Head, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bay Head...

Bay Head is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Bay Head varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bay Head 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 Bay Head?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Bay Head is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Bay Head?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Bay Head. The closest one is Manasquan Inlet, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Bay Head. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Manasquan Inlet and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Bay Head is Brick Beach 2, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Bay Head?

There are some other nice beaches in proximity to Bay Head. The closest one is Bay Head, which is just 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Bay Head. Another fun beach near Bay Head is Point Pleasant Beach, which is ca 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Bay Head?

The sea temperature at Bay Head is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bay Head?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bay Head: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bay Head...

Do you know what the the city Sint-Martens-Latem in Belgium, the city Sagas in Spain, and the city Heaton Chapel in United Kingdom have in common with Bay Head? Click on the links to find out...