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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near East Hampton, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about East Hampton...

East Hampton is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around East Hampton has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.4°F) in February up to 20.6°C (69°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since East Hampton 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 East Hampton?

The current water temperature in the month of February at East Hampton is about:
4°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to East Hampton. The nearest one is Georgica pond, which is 3.2km (8.6miles) away from East Hampton. Click here to check out more information on Georgica pond and its water temperature. Other surfspots near East Hampton are Terrace, which is approximately 13.8km (8.6miles) away, and Ditch Plains, located ca 15.1km (9.4miles) from East Hampton.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to East Hampton. The nearest one is Southampton, which is just 12km (7.5miles) away from East Hampton. Another beautiful beach near East Hampton is Montauk, which is 13km (8.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for East Hampton?

The sea temperature at East Hampton is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 4°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near East Hampton?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°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 change during summer when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to East Hampton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about East Hampton...

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