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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near LBI-Long Beach Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about LBI-Long Beach Island...

LBI-Long Beach Island is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around LBI-Long Beach Island has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.5°F) in February up to 22.4°C (72.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since LBI-Long Beach Island 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 LBI-Long Beach Island?

The current water temperature in the month of April at LBI-Long Beach Island is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to LBI-Long Beach Island. The closest one is Cape May Ave , which is just 2.3km (1.4miles) away from LBI-Long Beach Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cape May Ave and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near LBI-Long Beach Island is L B I-82st, which is approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

Are there beaches close to LBI-Long Beach Island?

Yes, there are a few other nice beaches near to LBI-Long Beach Island. The closest one is Ship Bottom, which is just 1.5km (1miles) away from LBI-Long Beach Island. Another beautiful beach near LBI-Long Beach Island is Harvey Cedars, which is roughly 3.6km (2.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for LBI-Long Beach Island?

The water temperature at LBI-Long Beach Island 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 wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at LBI-Long Beach Island. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During these months, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to LBI-Long Beach Island?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea 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 LBI-Long Beach Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about LBI-Long Beach Island...

Do you know what the the city Candelaria Arenas in Puerto Rico, the city Bitoon in Philippines, and Nile Fan have in common with LBI-Long Beach Island? Click on the links to find out...