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

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

Fort Montgomery is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1571 people. The water temperature around Fort Montgomery varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Fort Montgomery is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Fort Montgomery. The closest decent spot is 92nd Street, which is roughly 52.5km (33miles) away from Fort Montgomery. Click here for directions and for more information on 92nd Street and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Fort Montgomery are Jones Beach, which is roughly 53.1km (33miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located roughly 53.9km (33.5miles) from Fort Montgomery.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Fort Montgomery?

There are not many beaches near to Fort Montgomery. The next good one is Barretts Pond, which is only 14.6km (9miles) away from Fort Montgomery. Another beautiful beach near Fort Montgomery is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is 25.9km (16.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Fort Montgomery?

The sea temperature around Fort Montgomery 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fort Montgomery. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Fort Montgomery?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Fort Montgomery: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fort Montgomery...

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