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

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

Hopatcong is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 15147 people. The water temperature around Hopatcong changes extremely 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 Hopatcong 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 Hopatcong?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Hopatcong. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is just 50.5km (31.4miles) away from Hopatcong. Click here for more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hopatcong are 92nd Street, which is 50.6km (31.4miles) away, and Sands, located 53km (32.9miles) from Hopatcong.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Hopatcong. The closest decent beach is Palisades Park, which is 35.1km (21.8miles) away from Hopatcong. Another beautiful beach near Hopatcong is Demarest Lloyd Beach, 36.4km (22.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Hopatcong?

The sea temperature around Hopatcong 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine 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 bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hopatcong?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 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 Hopatcong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hopatcong...

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