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

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

Ruggles is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ruggles changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°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 Ruggles 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 Ruggles?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Ruggles is approximately:
11°C (53°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Ruggles. The nearest one is 1st beach, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Ruggles. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 1st beach and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Ruggles is 2nd Beach, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches near to Ruggles. The closest one is Eastons Beach, which is only 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Ruggles. Another beach near Ruggles is Gooseberry Beach, which is 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ruggles?

The water temperature at Ruggles 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ruggles. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ruggles?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ruggles: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ruggles...

Do you know what the the city Centola in Italy, the city Hartstown in Ireland, and the city Daqiao in China have in common with Ruggles? Click on the links to find out...