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

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

Bay Wood is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 7350 people. The water temperature around Bay Wood varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bay Wood 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 Bay Wood?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Bay Wood is about:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Bay Wood?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Bay Wood. The closest one is Robert Moses, which is just 8.7km (5.6miles) away from Bay Wood. Click here to check out more information on Robert Moses and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bay Wood are Robert Moses democrat point, which is ca 9km (5.6miles) away, and Democrat Point Robert Moses, located approximately 9km (5.6miles) from Bay Wood.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches close to Bay Wood. The nearest one is Fire Island, which is just 10.4km (6.5miles) away from Bay Wood. Another fun beach near Bay Wood is Cordwood, which is approximately 11.5km (7.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Bay Wood?

The sea temperature around Bay Wood 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bay Wood. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bay Wood?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bay Wood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bay Wood...

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