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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Long Branch, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Long Branch...

Long Branch is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Long Branch has extreme variability during the year. 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 Long Branch 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 Long Branch?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Long Branch is ca:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Long Branch?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Long Branch. The closest one is Ocean Lane, Deal, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Long Branch. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean Lane, Deal and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Long Branch are Phillips Pump House, which is approximately 3.5km (2.2miles) away, and Loch Arbor,Darlington,Deal, located 4.5km (2.8miles) from Long Branch.

Are there any other white sand beaches near Long Branch?

There are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Long Branch. The closest one is Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Long Branch. Another nice beach near Long Branch is Monmouth Beach, which is roughly 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Long Branch?

The sea temperature at Long Branch 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 3/2 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 diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Long Branch?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Long Branch: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Long Branch...

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