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

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

Jones Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Jones Beach changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°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 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Jones 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 Jones Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Jones Beach is about:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Jones Beach. The nearest one is Tobay beach, which is just 4.4km (3.2miles) away from Jones Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tobay beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Jones Beach are Lido, which is ca 5.1km (3.2miles) away, and Lido West, located approximately 5.6km (3.5miles) from Jones Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches near to Jones Beach. The closest one is Point Lookout, which is only 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Jones Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Jones Beach is Lido Beach, which is 6km (3.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Jones Beach?

The sea temperature at Jones Beach 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 light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Jones Beach?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Jones Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Jones Beach...

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