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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Highland Park, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Highland Park...

Highland Park is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 13982 people. The water temperature around Highland Park 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Highland Park 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 Highland Park?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Highland Park is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Highland Park. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is roughly 24km (15.7miles) away from Highland Park. Click here for directions and for more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Highland Park are Sands, which is ca 25.3km (15.7miles) away, and Ocean Lane, Deal, located approximately 28.4km (17.6miles) from Highland Park.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches near to Highland Park. The closest one is Clark Beach, which is only 14.1km (8.7miles) away from Highland Park. Another gorgeous beach near Highland Park is Crescent Beach, which is approximately 15km (9.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Highland Park?

The sea temperature around Highland Park 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required 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 Highland Park. However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 close to Highland Park?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Highland Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Highland Park...

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