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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Old Tappan, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Old Tappan...

Old Tappan is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5750 people. The water temperature around Old Tappan changes significantly during the year. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Old Tappan 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 Old Tappan?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Old Tappan is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Old Tappan. A spot, which is not too far away, is 92nd Street, which is just 31km (20miles) away from Old Tappan. Click here for directions and for more information on 92nd Street and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Old Tappan are Jones Beach, which is approximately 32.2km (20miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located ca 33.3km (20.7miles) from Old Tappan.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few beaches close to Old Tappan. The closest one is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is 4km (2.5miles) away from Old Tappan. Another gorgeous beach near Old Tappan is Palisades Park, which is roughly 11.2km (7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Old Tappan?

The sea temperature around Old Tappan 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold 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 Old Tappan?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Old Tappan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Old Tappan...

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