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

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

Berkley is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 5849 people. The water temperature around Berkley varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Berkley 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 Berkley?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Berkley is about:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Berkley. The closest decent spot is Horseneck Beach, which is about 24km (16.4miles) away from Berkley. Click here for directions and for more information on Horseneck Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Berkley are 2nd Beach, which is ca 26.4km (16.4miles) away, and 1st beach, located approximately 27km (16.8miles) from Berkley.

Are there beaches located close to Berkley?

There are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Berkley. The closest one is Taunton, which is only 3.8km (2.3miles) away from Berkley. Another good beach near Berkley is East Freetown:, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Berkley?

The sea temperature around Berkley is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Berkley?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Berkley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Berkley...

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