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

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

Fort Lee is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 7520 people. The water temperature around Fort Lee changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fort Lee 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 Lee?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Fort Lee is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Fort Lee. A spot, which is not too far away, is 81st Street, which is just 84.8km (53.6miles) away from Fort Lee. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 81st Street and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fort Lee are 42nd St VA Beach, which is approximately 86.4km (53.6miles) away, and Virginia Beach, located ca 87km (54.1miles) from Fort Lee.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Fort Lee. The closest decent beach is Marshalls Beach, which is just 62km (38.5miles) away from Fort Lee. Another fun beach near Fort Lee is St George Island Beach, ca 63.1km (39.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Fort Lee?

The sea temperature around Fort Lee is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fort Lee. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5/6 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Fort Lee?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°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 fall when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Fort Lee: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fort Lee...

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