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

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

Long Neck is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1980 people. The water temperature around Long Neck has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.7°C (36.9°F) in February up to 23°C (73.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Long Neck 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 Neck?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Long Neck is about:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Long Neck. The closest one is Indian River Inlet, which is 5km (4.3miles) away from Long Neck. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Indian River Inlet and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Long Neck are Dewey Beach, which is 6.9km (4.3miles) away, and Rehoboth-Main, located ca 7.7km (4.8miles) from Long Neck.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Long Neck?

There are other nice beaches in close proximity to Long Neck. The closest one is Delaware Seashore State Park, which is just 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Long Neck. Another beautiful beach near Long Neck is Dewey Beach, which is ca 6.5km (4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Long Neck?

The sea temperature around Long Neck is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Long Neck. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Long Neck?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Long Neck: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Long Neck...

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