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

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

Garfield is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 30487 people. The water temperature around Garfield changes dramatically year round. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Garfield 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 Garfield?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Garfield is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Garfield?

There are not many surf spots close to Garfield. The next good one is 92nd Street, which is about 26km (17.7miles) away from Garfield. Click here to check out more information on 92nd Street and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Garfield are Jones Beach, which is roughly 28.5km (17.7miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located approximately 30km (18.6miles) from Garfield.

Are there sandy beaches near Garfield?

There are some other nice beaches in proximity to Garfield. The nearest one is Palisades Park, which is only 6.5km (4miles) away from Garfield. Another gorgeous beach near Garfield is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is roughly 9.4km (5.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Garfield?

The sea temperature around Garfield 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Garfield. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Garfield?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Garfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Garfield...

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