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

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

Mountainside is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 6685 people. The water temperature around Mountainside varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mountainside 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 Mountainside?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Mountainside is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Mountainside. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is about 26.6km (18miles) away from Mountainside. Click here for more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mountainside are Sands, which is roughly 29km (18miles) away, and 92nd Street, located approximately 29.3km (18.2miles) from Mountainside.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in proximity to Mountainside. The nearest one is Crescent Beach, which is only 14.6km (9.1miles) away from Mountainside. Another fun beach near Mountainside is Crescent Beach, which is roughly 14.6km (9.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Mountainside?

The sea temperature around Mountainside 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mountainside?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mountainside: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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