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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Massapequa Park, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Massapequa Park...

Massapequa Park is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 17008 people. The water temperature around Massapequa Park changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Massapequa Park 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 Massapequa Park?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Massapequa Park is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Massapequa Park. The nearest one is Tobay beach, which is just 5.1km (3.3miles) away from Massapequa Park. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tobay beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Massapequa Park are Gilgo, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Robert Moses democrat point, located roughly 8.8km (5.5miles) from Massapequa Park.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches close to Massapequa Park. The closest one is Jones Beach, which is only 6.6km (4.1miles) away from Massapequa Park. Another beach near Massapequa Park is Point Lookout, which is roughly 9km (5.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Massapequa Park?

The water temperature around Massapequa Park 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Massapequa Park?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Massapequa Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Massapequa Park...

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