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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cape May Point...

Cape May Point is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Cape May Point varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.4°F) in February up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cape May 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 at Cape May Point?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Cape May Point is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Cape May Point. The closest one is Poverty Beach, which is only 1.4km (1.2miles) away from Cape May Point. Click here to check out more information on Poverty Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cape May Point are The Cove, Cape May, which is ca 2km (1.2miles) away, and Trestles, located approximately 5.8km (3.6miles) from Cape May Point.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches close to Cape May Point. The nearest one is Cape May, which is just 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Cape May Point. Another good beach near Cape May Point is Villas Lower Township, which is ca 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Cape May Point?

The sea temperature at Cape May Point is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Cape May Point. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 4°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 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cape May Point?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Cape May Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cape May Point...

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