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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cos Cob, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cos Cob...

Cos Cob is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6770 people. The water temperature around Cos Cob varies extremely year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cos Cob 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 Cos Cob?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Cos Cob is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Cos Cob. A spot, which is not too far away, is Lido, which is about 30.6km (19.1miles) away from Cos Cob. Click here to check out more information on Lido and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cos Cob are Gilgo, which is roughly 30.7km (19.1miles) away, and Tobay beach, located ca 30.7km (19.1miles) from Cos Cob.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Cos Cob. The nearest one is Calf Pasture Beach, which is just 11.2km (7miles) away from Cos Cob. Another good beach near Cos Cob is Norwalk, which is roughly 11.5km (7.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Cos Cob?

The sea temperature around Cos Cob 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Cos Cob. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cos Cob?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cos Cob: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cos Cob...

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