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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Melville, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Melville...

Melville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 18985 people. The water temperature around Melville varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Melville 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 Melville?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Melville is about:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Melville?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Melville. The closest one is Gilgo, which is 12.2km (7.9miles) away from Melville. Click here for directions and for more information on Gilgo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Melville are Tobay beach, which is approximately 12.8km (7.9miles) away, and Robert Moses democrat point, located approximately 13.2km (8.2miles) from Melville.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Melville?

There are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Melville. The closest one is Cordwood, which is 14.2km (8.8miles) away from Melville. Another fun beach near Melville is Jones Beach, which is 14.6km (9.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Melville?

The sea temperature around Melville is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Melville. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Melville?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Melville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Melville...

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