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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Horseneck Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Horseneck Beach...

Horseneck Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Horseneck Beach has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Horseneck Beach 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 at Horseneck Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Horseneck Beach is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Horseneck Beach. The nearest one is Sakonnet River Break, which is 10.3km (6.4miles) away from Horseneck Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Sakonnet River Break and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Horseneck Beach is 2nd Beach, which is ca 10.7km (6.6miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Horseneck Beach. The closest one is Horseneck Beach, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Horseneck Beach. Another beautiful beach near Horseneck Beach is Barneys Joy, which is 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Horseneck Beach?

The sea temperature at Horseneck Beach 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 recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Horseneck Beach. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Horseneck Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Horseneck Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Horseneck Beach...

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