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

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

Colonia is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 17795 people. The water temperature around Colonia varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Colonia 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 Colonia?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Colonia is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Colonia?

There are not many surf spots close to Colonia. The closest decent spot is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is 20.1km (13.8miles) away from Colonia. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Colonia are Sands, which is 22.3km (13.8miles) away, and 92nd Street, located approximately 25.7km (16miles) from Colonia.

Are there sandy beaches near Colonia?

There are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Colonia. The closest one is Crescent Beach, which is only 8.7km (5.4miles) away from Colonia. Another good beach near Colonia is Crescent Beach, which is approximately 8.7km (5.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Colonia?

The sea temperature around Colonia 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Colonia?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°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. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Colonia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Colonia...

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