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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rockaway Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rockaway Beach...

Rockaway Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Rockaway Beach has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.3°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Rockaway Beach 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 at Rockaway Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Rockaway Beach is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Rockaway Beach. The nearest one is Linda Mar, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Rockaway Beach. Click here for more information on Linda Mar and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Rockaway Beach is Linda Mar, which is roughly 0.9km (0.5miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Rockaway Beach. The nearest one is Pacifica State Beach, which is only 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Rockaway Beach. Another good beach near Rockaway Beach is Gray Whale Cove State Beach, which is roughly 3.3km (2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Rockaway Beach?

The average water temperature at Rockaway Beach is not very warm, around 12°C (54°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Rockaway Beach. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rockaway Beach?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters at Rockaway Beach are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rockaway Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rockaway Beach...

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