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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Prospect Park, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Prospect Park...

Prospect Park is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6454 people. The water temperature around Prospect Park has a large 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Prospect Park 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 Prospect Park?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Prospect Park is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Prospect Park. A spot that might be worth checking out is Waverly, which is roughly 57.7km (35.9miles) away from Prospect Park. Click here to check out more information on Waverly and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Prospect Park are Ocean City-14th 15th St, which is 57.8km (35.9miles) away, and Ocean City-8th Street, located ca 58km (36miles) from Prospect Park.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Prospect Park. The next good one is Goat Hill, which is only 38.3km (23.8miles) away from Prospect Park. Another fun beach near Prospect Park is Reeds Bay Park, which is approximately 53.7km (33.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Prospect Park?

The water temperature around Prospect Park 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Prospect Park. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Prospect Park?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Prospect Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Prospect Park...

Do you know what the the city Montagnac in France, the city Albalat dels Sorells in Spain, and the city Castellalto in Italy have in common with Prospect Park? Click on the links to find out...