Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Head of the Harbor, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Head of the Harbor...
Head of the Harbor is a coastal city in the United States.
It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1472 people.
The water temperature around Head of the Harbor changes dramatically during the year.
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 Head of the Harbor 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 Head of the Harbor?
The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Head of the Harbor is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Head of the Harbor. The closest one is Fire Island Point of Woods, which is 17.6km (12.2miles) away from Head of the Harbor. Click here
for more information on Fire Island Point of Woods and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Head of the Harbor are Smith point
, which is 19.7km (12.2miles) away, and Robert Moses
, located approximately 20.1km (12.5miles) from Head of the Harbor.
Are there white sand beaches located close to Head of the Harbor?
There are a few beautiful beaches in close proximity to Head of the Harbor. The nearest one is Cordwood
, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Head of the Harbor. Another beach near Head of the Harbor is Rocky Point
, which is ca 12.6km (7.8miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Head of the Harbor?
The sea temperature around Head of the Harbor 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Head of the Harbor. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing near Head of the Harbor?
Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Head of the Harbor: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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