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

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

Governor is an island in the United States. It is part of the Thimble Islands island group. The water temperature around Governor has a large variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Governor 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 Governor?

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

Are there surf spots located close to Governor?

There are not many surf spots close to Governor. A spot that might be worth checking out is Lido, which is about 28.1km (17.6miles) away from Governor. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lido and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Governor are Lido West, which is 28.3km (17.6miles) away, and Jones Beach, located ca 28.4km (17.7miles) from Governor.

Are there beaches near by?

There are some beaches in proximity to Governor. The closest one is Calf Pasture Beach, which is just 14.9km (9.3miles) away from Governor. Another beautiful beach near Governor is Norwalk, which is 15.4km (9.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Governor?

The sea temperature around Governor 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Governor?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Governor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Governor...

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