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

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

Port Washington is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 15846 people. The water temperature around Port Washington varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Port Washington 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 Washington?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Port Washington. The closest one is Jones Beach, which is just 16.5km (10.4miles) away from Port Washington. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jones Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Port Washington are Connecticut Street Jetty, which is ca 16.8km (10.4miles) away, and Lido, located 16.9km (10.5miles) from Port Washington.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Port Washington?

There are a few nice beaches close to Port Washington. The closest one is Queens Beach Kaloko Beach, which is only 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Port Washington. Another good beach near Port Washington is Queens Surf Beach Park, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Port Washington?

The sea temperature around Port Washington 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some 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 recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Port Washington?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Port Washington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Port Washington...

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