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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Longnook Beach...

Longnook Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Longnook Beach varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.2°F) in February up to 17.4°C (63.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Longnook 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 Longnook Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Longnook Beach is about:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Longnook Beach. The nearest one is Ballston Beach, which is only 1.6km (4.2miles) away from Longnook Beach. Click here for more information on Ballston Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Longnook Beach are Whitecrest Beach, which is roughly 6.7km (4.2miles) away, and Marconi Beach, located roughly 8.8km (5.4miles) from Longnook Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches close to Longnook Beach. The nearest one is Truro, which is 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Longnook Beach. Another good beach near Longnook Beach is Noons Landing, which is 2km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Longnook Beach?

The water temperature at Longnook Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°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 a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Longnook Beach. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Longnook Beach?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Longnook Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Longnook Beach...

Do you know what the the city Ptolemaida in Greece, the geo Broughton Gap , and the city Oldersbek in Germany have in common with Longnook Beach? Click on the links to find out...