Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Horse, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Horse...
Horse is an island in the United States.
It is part of the Thimble Islands island group.
The water temperature around Horse varies dramatically throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°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 Horse 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 Horse?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Horse is about:
Are there surf spots near Horse?
There are not too many surf spots close to Horse. The next good one is Smith point, which is about 40.3km (25.7miles) away from Horse. Click here
for directions and for more information on Smith point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Horse are Fire Island Point of Woods
, which is 41.4km (25.7miles) away, and Cupsogue beach
, located ca 41.9km (26miles) from Horse.
Are there beaches near Horse?
Yes, there are some nice beaches in proximity to Horse. The closest one is Lake Mohegan
, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Horse. Another good beach near Horse is Bridgeport
, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away.
What wetsuit is needed for Horse?
The water temperature around Horse 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 top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Horse. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Horse?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Horse: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Horse...
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