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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Perth Amboy, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Perth Amboy...

Perth Amboy is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 50814 people. The water temperature around Perth Amboy has extreme variability throughout 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 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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Perth Amboy is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Perth Amboy. The closest one is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is just 16.3km (11.2miles) away from Perth Amboy. Click here to check out more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Perth Amboy are Sands, which is 18km (11.2miles) away, and Ocean Lane, Deal, located ca 22.7km (14.1miles) from Perth Amboy.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Perth Amboy?

There are several nice beaches near to Perth Amboy. The nearest one is Crescent Beach, which is just 6.7km (4.1miles) away from Perth Amboy. Another nice beach near Perth Amboy is Crescent Beach, which is roughly 6.7km (4.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Perth Amboy?

The sea temperature around Perth Amboy 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people 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, temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Perth Amboy?

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

Directions to Perth Amboy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Perth Amboy...

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