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

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

Gilgo is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Gilgo varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°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 Gilgo 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 at Gilgo?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Gilgo is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Gilgo. The nearest one is Tobay beach, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Gilgo. Click here for directions and for more information on Tobay beach and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Gilgo is Robert Moses democrat point, which is 4.8km (3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches close to Gilgo. The closest one is Jones Beach, which is 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Gilgo. Another fun beach near Gilgo is Point Lookout, which is 9.8km (6.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Gilgo?

The sea temperature at Gilgo is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Gilgo?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gilgo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gilgo...

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