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

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

Frenchtown is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1373 people. The water temperature around Frenchtown has significant variability throughout 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 Frenchtown 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 Frenchtown?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Frenchtown is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Frenchtown. The closest decent spot is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is just 57.4km (36.2miles) away from Frenchtown. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Frenchtown are Sands, which is roughly 58.3km (36.2miles) away, and Ocean Lane, Deal, located approximately 59.6km (37miles) from Frenchtown.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Frenchtown. The closest decent beach is Goat Hill, which is just 14.5km (9miles) away from Frenchtown. Another fun beach near Frenchtown is Clark Beach, which is roughly 47.4km (29.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Frenchtown?

The water temperature around Frenchtown 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Frenchtown. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Frenchtown?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Frenchtown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Frenchtown...

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