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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fort Dix, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fort Dix...

Fort Dix is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 7716 people. The water temperature around Fort Dix has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.5°F) in February up to 22.4°C (72.3°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 Fort Dix 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 Fort Dix?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Fort Dix is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Fort Dix?

There are not too many surf spots close to Fort Dix. A spot that might be worth checking out is Lavallette, which is roughly 29.6km (18.5miles) away from Fort Dix. Click here to check out more information on Lavallette and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fort Dix are Normandy Beach-7th Street, which is ca 29.8km (18.5miles) away, and Brick Beach 2, located approximately 29.8km (18.5miles) from Fort Dix.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Fort Dix. The next good one is Brick, which is 25.5km (15.9miles) away from Fort Dix. Another good beach near Fort Dix is Goat Hill, approximately 27km (16.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Fort Dix?

The water temperature around Fort Dix 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Fort Dix. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fort Dix?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Fort Dix: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fort Dix...

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