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

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

East Rutherford is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8913 people. The water temperature around East Rutherford changes significantly year round. 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 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 Rutherford 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 East Rutherford?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near East Rutherford is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to East Rutherford. The next good one is 92nd Street, which is 22.9km (15.9miles) away from East Rutherford. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 92nd Street and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near East Rutherford are Jones Beach, which is approximately 25.6km (15.9miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located approximately 27.2km (16.9miles) from East Rutherford.

Are there beaches in proximity to East Rutherford?

There are other nice beaches in close proximity to East Rutherford. The closest one is Palisades Park, which is only 5.3km (3.3miles) away from East Rutherford. Another beach near East Rutherford is Manhattan Avenue, which is ca 11km (6.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for East Rutherford?

The sea temperature around East Rutherford 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 around East Rutherford. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During this time, 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 periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near East Rutherford?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to East Rutherford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about East Rutherford...

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