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

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

Riverside is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 6425 people. The water temperature around Riverside has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Riverside 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 Riverside?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Riverside is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Riverside?

There are not too many surf spots close to Riverside. The closest decent spot is Poverty Beach, which is just 79.1km (49.2miles) away from Riverside. Click here for directions and for more information on Poverty Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Riverside are Naval Jetty, which is roughly 79.3km (49.2miles) away, and The Cove, Cape May, located roughly 79.7km (49.5miles) from Riverside.

Are there beautiful beaches near Riverside?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Riverside. The closest decent beach is Essex, which is only 16.9km (10.5miles) away from Riverside. Another beautiful beach near Riverside is Landing Road, which is approximately 32.5km (20.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Riverside?

The water temperature around Riverside is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Riverside. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Riverside?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Riverside: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Riverside...

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