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

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

Peekskill is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 23583 people. The water temperature around Peekskill has significant variability year round. 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 Peekskill 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 Peekskill?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Peekskill is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Peekskill. A spot, which is not too far away, is 92nd Street, which is just 49.2km (30.7miles) away from Peekskill. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 92nd Street and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Peekskill are Jones Beach, which is roughly 49.5km (30.7miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located approximately 50.3km (31.2miles) from Peekskill.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Peekskill. A good beach nearby is Barretts Pond, which is just 13.6km (8.5miles) away from Peekskill. Another good beach near Peekskill is Demarest Lloyd Beach, approximately 23.1km (14.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Peekskill?

The sea temperature around Peekskill 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 0°C (32°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Peekskill?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Peekskill: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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