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

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

Holtsville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 19714 people. The water temperature around Holtsville has extreme variability throughout 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 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 Holtsville 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 Holtsville?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Holtsville is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Holtsville. The closest one is Smith point, which is just 11.4km (7.6miles) away from Holtsville. Click here for more information on Smith point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Holtsville are Fire Island Point of Woods, which is roughly 12.3km (7.6miles) away, and Cupsogue beach, located ca 16.7km (10.4miles) from Holtsville.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Holtsville?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to Holtsville. The nearest one is Cordwood, which is 8.7km (5.4miles) away from Holtsville. Another nice beach near Holtsville is Rocky Point, which is approximately 11.4km (7.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Holtsville?

The water temperature around Holtsville 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Holtsville. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Holtsville?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Holtsville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Holtsville...

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