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

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

Hackensack is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 43010 people. The water temperature around Hackensack 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 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 Hackensack 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 Hackensack?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Hackensack is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Hackensack. The closest decent spot is 92nd Street, which is just 24.2km (16.3miles) away from Hackensack. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 92nd Street and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hackensack are Jones Beach, which is approximately 26.3km (16.3miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located ca 27.7km (17.2miles) from Hackensack.

Are there beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches close to Hackensack. The closest one is Palisades Park, which is only 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Hackensack. Another beach near Hackensack is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is roughly 6.5km (4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Hackensack?

The sea temperature around Hackensack 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hackensack. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hackensack?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, 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 love 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 roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hackensack: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hackensack...

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