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

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

Mineola is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 18799 people. The water temperature around Mineola changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mineola 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 Mineola?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Mineola is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Mineola. The closest one is Lido, which is just 11.1km (7miles) away from Mineola. Click here for more information on Lido and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Mineola are Lido West, which is roughly 11.2km (7miles) away, and Lincoln, located roughly 11.6km (7.2miles) from Mineola.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches close to Mineola. The nearest one is Queens Beach Kaloko Beach, which is 8.2km (5.1miles) away from Mineola. Another beach near Mineola is Queens Surf Beach Park, which is 8.2km (5.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Mineola?

The water temperature around Mineola is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Mineola. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mineola?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Mineola: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mineola...

Do you know what the Haaheo Seamount , Cox in Canada, and the city Ciudad del Carmen in Mexico have in common with Mineola? Click on the links to find out...