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

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

Fords is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 15187 people. The water temperature around Fords changes dramatically during the year. 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 Fords 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 Fords?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Fords is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Fords. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is about 19.3km (13.1miles) away from Fords. Click here for more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Fords are Sands, which is ca 21.1km (13.1miles) away, and Ocean Lane, Deal, located 25.6km (15.9miles) from Fords.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Fords. The nearest one is Crescent Beach, which is 9km (5.6miles) away from Fords. Another gorgeous beach near Fords is Crescent Beach, which is roughly 9km (5.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Fords?

The water temperature around Fords 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Fords. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, 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 fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fords?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fords: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fords...

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