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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mount Sinai, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mount Sinai...

Mount Sinai is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 12118 people. The water temperature around Mount Sinai varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mount Sinai 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 Mount Sinai?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Mount Sinai is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Mount Sinai. The nearest one is Smith point, which is 17.3km (12.3miles) away from Mount Sinai. Click here for more information on Smith point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mount Sinai are Cupsogue beach, which is approximately 19.8km (12.3miles) away, and Fire Island Point of Woods, located 21.2km (13.2miles) from Mount Sinai.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are more gorgeous beaches in proximity to Mount Sinai. The nearest one is Rocky Point, which is 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Mount Sinai. Another fun beach near Mount Sinai is Cordwood, which is approximately 8.6km (5.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mount Sinai?

The sea temperature around Mount Sinai 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Mount Sinai?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Mount Sinai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mount Sinai...

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