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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Blue Point, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Blue Point...

Blue Point is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4773 people. The water temperature around Blue Point varies significantly during 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Blue Point 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 Blue Point?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Blue Point is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Blue Point. The closest one is Fire Island Point of Woods, which is just 8.2km (5.9miles) away from Blue Point. Click here to check out more information on Fire Island Point of Woods and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Blue Point are Smith point, which is 9.4km (5.9miles) away, and Robert Moses, located ca 14.7km (9.1miles) from Blue Point.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Blue Point?

Yes, there are more nice beaches close to Blue Point. The nearest one is Fire Island, which is just 8.9km (5.5miles) away from Blue Point. Another fun beach near Blue Point is Cordwood, which is approximately 12.6km (7.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Blue Point?

The water temperature around Blue Point 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 scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Blue Point?

Due to relatively large sea 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Blue Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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