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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 30719 people. The water temperature around Long Branch varies dramatically throughout 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 illustrated 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 near Long Branch?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Long Branch is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Long Branch?

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

Are there beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches near to Long Branch. The nearest one is Long Branch, which is 0km (0miles) away from Long Branch. Another good beach near Long Branch is Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, which is approximately 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Long Branch?

The sea temperature around 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Long Branch?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range 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.

Some fun facts about Long Branch...

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