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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Manasquan Inlet, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Manasquan Inlet...

Manasquan Inlet is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Manasquan Inlet has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Manasquan Inlet 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 Manasquan Inlet?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Manasquan Inlet is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Manasquan Inlet?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Manasquan Inlet. The nearest one is Bay Head, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Manasquan Inlet. Click here for directions and for more information on Bay Head and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Manasquan Inlet is Belmar-16 th Street, which is ca 4.9km (3miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Manasquan Inlet. The closest one is Manasquan, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Manasquan Inlet. Another beautiful beach near Manasquan Inlet is Point Pleasant Beach, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Manasquan Inlet?

The water temperature at Manasquan Inlet is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm 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 scuba diving at Manasquan Inlet. However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 close to Manasquan Inlet?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Manasquan Inlet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Manasquan Inlet...

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