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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near New Port Richey, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about New Port Richey...

New Port Richey is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 14911 people. The water temperature around New Port Richey has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.2°F) in January up to 30.7°C (87.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since New Port Richey 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 New Port Richey?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around New Port Richey is ca:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to New Port Richey. The closest one is Anclote Island, which is 7km (6.5miles) away from New Port Richey. Click here for directions and for more information on Anclote Island and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near New Port Richey are Honeymoon island, which is roughly 10.5km (6.5miles) away, and Clearwater, located roughly 18.9km (11.8miles) from New Port Richey.

Are there white sand beaches located close to New Port Richey?

There are a few beautiful beaches in close proximity to New Port Richey. The closest one is Clearwater Beach, which is 19.6km (12.2miles) away from New Port Richey. Another nice beach near New Port Richey is Jones Town Beach, which is roughly 19.6km (12.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for New Port Richey?

The sea temperature around New Port Richey is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near New Port Richey?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to New Port Richey: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about New Port Richey...

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