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

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

Montclair is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 19570 people. The water temperature around Montclair changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Montclair 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 Montclair?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Montclair. The next good one is Naval Jetty, which is more than 122.1km (75.9miles) away from Montclair. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Assateague, which is approximately 122.3km (76miles) away from Montclair. Another surfspot is Assateague, located approximately 122.3km (76miles) from Montclair.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Montclair. The next good one is Sandy Point, which is just 38.6km (24miles) away from Montclair. Another gorgeous beach near Montclair is North Beach, roughly 44.1km (27.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Montclair?

The water temperature around Montclair is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required 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 diving around Montclair. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Montclair?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Montclair: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Montclair...

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