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

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

Princeton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 22038 people. The water temperature around Princeton varies 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 Princeton 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 Princeton?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Princeton is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Princeton. The next good one is South Beach, which is 23.6km (19.1miles) away from Princeton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on South Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Princeton are Harbor House, which is approximately 30.7km (19.1miles) away, and Haulover Inlet North Side, located approximately 30.8km (19.1miles) from Princeton.

Are there beaches located close to Princeton?

There are not many beaches near to Princeton. A beach that might be worth checking out is Key Biscayne, which is just 18.7km (11.6miles) away from Princeton. Another nice beach near Princeton is South Beach, which is roughly 24km (14.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Princeton?

The sea temperature around Princeton 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Princeton. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 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 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 better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Princeton?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Princeton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Princeton...

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