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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Long Sands Beach...

Long Sands Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Long Sands Beach has extreme variability during the year. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Long Sands 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 Long Sands Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Long Sands Beach is approximately:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Long Sands Beach. The closest one is Lido West, which is 2.8km (1.8miles) away from Long Sands Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lido West and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Long Sands Beach are Lido, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away, and Lincoln, located 3km (1.9miles) from Long Sands Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches in close proximity to Long Sands Beach?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Long Sands Beach. The closest one is Lido Beach, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Long Sands Beach. Another nice beach near Long Sands Beach is Point Lookout, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Long Sands Beach?

The water temperature at Long Sands 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Long Sands Beach. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Long Sands Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°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. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Long Sands Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Long Sands Beach...

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