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

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

Purchase is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4660 people. The water temperature around Purchase has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Purchase 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 Purchase?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Purchase is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Purchase. A good spot nearby is Jones Beach, which is roughly 31.2km (19.6miles) away from Purchase. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jones Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Purchase are Lido, which is approximately 31.6km (19.6miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located roughly 31.7km (19.7miles) from Purchase.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches near to Purchase. The closest one is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is just 14.2km (8.8miles) away from Purchase. Another nice beach near Purchase is Norwalk, which is roughly 16.8km (10.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Purchase?

The sea temperature around Purchase is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Purchase?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Purchase: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Purchase...

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