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

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

Farmingdale is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1970 people. The water temperature around Farmingdale varies significantly 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Farmingdale 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 Farmingdale?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Farmingdale is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Farmingdale. A spot that might be worth checking out is Popham-Read, which is roughly 35.3km (33.3miles) away from Farmingdale. Click here for directions and for more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Farmingdale are Higgins Beach, which is 53.7km (33.3miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located approximately 71.2km (44.2miles) from Farmingdale.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Farmingdale. The next good one is Reid State Park, which is just 31.7km (19.7miles) away from Farmingdale. Another gorgeous beach near Farmingdale is Town Beach, which is roughly 34.1km (21.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Farmingdale?

The water temperature around Farmingdale 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Farmingdale. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Farmingdale?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Farmingdale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Farmingdale...

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