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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Harvey Cedars, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Harvey Cedars...

Harvey Cedars is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Harvey Cedars varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.5°F) in February up to 22.4°C (72.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harvey Cedars 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 Harvey Cedars?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Harvey Cedars is approximately:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots close to Harvey Cedars?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Harvey Cedars. The closest one is Cape May Ave , which is just 1.2km (2.2miles) away from Harvey Cedars. Click here to check out more information on Cape May Ave and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Harvey Cedars are LBI-Long Beach Island, which is approximately 3.6km (2.2miles) away, and L B I-82st, located ca 7.7km (4.8miles) from Harvey Cedars.

Are there any other nice beaches near Harvey Cedars?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches close to Harvey Cedars. The nearest one is Barnegat Light, which is just 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Harvey Cedars. Another good beach near Harvey Cedars is Ship Bottom, which is roughly 5km (3.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Harvey Cedars?

The water temperature at Harvey Cedars is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Harvey Cedars?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Harvey Cedars: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Harvey Cedars...

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