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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cold Spring Harbor, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cold Spring Harbor...

Cold Spring Harbor is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 5070 people. The water temperature around Cold Spring Harbor varies significantly 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 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 Cold Spring Harbor 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 Cold Spring Harbor?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Cold Spring Harbor is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near Cold Spring Harbor?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Cold Spring Harbor. The nearest one is Gilgo, which is 17.9km (11.3miles) away from Cold Spring Harbor. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Gilgo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cold Spring Harbor are Tobay beach, which is roughly 18.2km (11.3miles) away, and Robert Moses democrat point, located roughly 19.1km (11.8miles) from Cold Spring Harbor.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Cold Spring Harbor. The closest one is Cordwood, which is just 14.7km (9.1miles) away from Cold Spring Harbor. Another good beach near Cold Spring Harbor is Calf Pasture Beach, which is approximately 15km (9.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cold Spring Harbor?

The water temperature around Cold Spring Harbor 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 2-3mm 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 scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cold Spring Harbor?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cold Spring Harbor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cold Spring Harbor...

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