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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port Monmouth...

Port Monmouth is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3818 people. The water temperature around Port Monmouth changes 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 Port Monmouth 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 Port Monmouth?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Port Monmouth. The closest one is Sandy Hook The Cove, which is just 6.3km (4.8miles) away from Port Monmouth. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sandy Hook The Cove and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Port Monmouth are Sands, which is 7.7km (4.8miles) away, and Ocean Lane, Deal, located approximately 13.4km (8.3miles) from Port Monmouth.

Are there beaches close to Port Monmouth?

Yes, there are a few other nice beaches near to Port Monmouth. The closest one is Clark Beach, which is only 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Port Monmouth. Another gorgeous beach near Port Monmouth is Sandy Hook Highlands, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Port Monmouth?

The water temperature around Port Monmouth 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Port Monmouth?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can 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 love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Port Monmouth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Port Monmouth...

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