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

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

Ridge is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 13336 people. The water temperature around Ridge has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ridge 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 Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Ridge is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Ridge. The nearest one is Smith point, which is only 11.2km (7.5miles) away from Ridge. Click here for more information on Smith point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ridge are Cupsogue beach, which is ca 12.1km (7.5miles) away, and Jetty 4, located approximately 14.2km (8.8miles) from Ridge.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Ridge. The nearest one is Rocky Point, which is only 4.3km (2.7miles) away from Ridge. Another nice beach near Ridge is West Hampton Dunes, which is approximately 12.5km (7.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ridge?

The water temperature around Ridge 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ridge?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ridge...

Do you know what the the city Tomingad in the Philippines, the city SantAngelo AllEsca in the Italy, and the city Papatowai in the New Zealand have in common with Ridge? Click on the links to find out...