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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Poverty Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Poverty Beach...

Poverty Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Poverty Beach varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.4°F) in February up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Poverty Beach 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 at Poverty Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Poverty Beach is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Poverty Beach. The closest one is The Cove, Cape May, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Poverty Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on The Cove, Cape May and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Poverty Beach is Trestles, which is approximately 4.4km (2.8miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Poverty Beach?

Yes, there are other nice beaches close to Poverty Beach. The closest one is Cape May Point, which is 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Poverty Beach. Another fun beach near Poverty Beach is Cape May, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Poverty Beach?

The water temperature at Poverty Beach 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 rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of 4°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Poverty Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Poverty Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Poverty Beach...

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