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

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

Elmont is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 33198 people. The water temperature around Elmont changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Elmont 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 Elmont?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Elmont is about:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Elmont?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Elmont. The nearest one is Jones Beach, which is just 7.8km (5.1miles) away from Elmont. Click here for more information on Jones Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Elmont are Connecticut Street Jetty, which is 8.2km (5.1miles) away, and Lincoln, located approximately 8.8km (5.5miles) from Elmont.

Are there beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches near to Elmont. The nearest one is Queens Beach Kaloko Beach, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Elmont. Another beach near Elmont is Queens Surf Beach Park, which is approximately 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Elmont?

The sea temperature around Elmont 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 light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm 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 recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Elmont?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°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 usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 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 Elmont: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Elmont...

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