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

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

East Setauket is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 17006 people. The water temperature around East Setauket changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°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 East Setauket 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 Setauket?

The current water temperature in the month of May near East Setauket is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to East Setauket?

There are not many surf spots close to East Setauket. A spot, which is not too far away, is Smith point, which is just 19.4km (12.6miles) away from East Setauket. Click here for more information on Smith point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near East Setauket are Fire Island Point of Woods, which is roughly 20.2km (12.6miles) away, and Cupsogue beach, located roughly 22.9km (14.2miles) from East Setauket.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several other beaches close to East Setauket. The nearest one is Cordwood, which is only 5km (3.1miles) away from East Setauket. Another gorgeous beach near East Setauket is Rocky Point, which is approximately 9.5km (5.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for East Setauket?

The sea temperature around East Setauket is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around East Setauket. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 0°C (32°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to East Setauket?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°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 usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to East Setauket: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about East Setauket...

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