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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Margate City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Margate City...

Margate City is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Margate City varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 23°C (73.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Margate City 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 Margate City?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Margate City is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Margate City. The closest one is Margate Pier, which is only 0.5km (0.9miles) away from Margate City. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Margate Pier and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Margate City are Ventnor Pier, which is roughly 1.5km (0.9miles) away, and Waverly, located approximately 3.6km (2.2miles) from Margate City.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches in proximity to Margate City. The closest one is Longport, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Margate City. Another fun beach near Margate City is Ventnor City, which is 1.6km (1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Margate City?

The sea temperature at Margate City 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Margate City. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Margate City?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Margate City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Margate City...

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