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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sandy Neck, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sandy Neck...

Sandy Neck is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Sandy Neck changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.8°C (35.2°F) in February up to 18.9°C (65.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sandy Neck 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 Sandy Neck?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Sandy Neck is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Sandy Neck?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sandy Neck. The closest decent spot is Nauset Light Beach, which is 20.6km (13.2miles) away from Sandy Neck. Click here to check out more information on Nauset Light Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sandy Neck are Coast Guard beach, which is ca 21.3km (13.2miles) away, and Marconi Beach, located 22.3km (13.8miles) from Sandy Neck.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near Sandy Neck?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to Sandy Neck. The nearest one is Barnstable, which is just 2.8km (1.8miles) away from Sandy Neck. Another gorgeous beach near Sandy Neck is Chapin Memorial Beach, which is approximately 5km (3.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sandy Neck?

The water temperature at Sandy Neck is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sandy Neck. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 2°C (35°F). During these months, 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 fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sandy Neck?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sandy Neck: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sandy Neck...

Do you know what the the city Rio Bananal in Brazil, the city Heavitree in United Kingdom, and the city Khuan Khanun in Thailand have in common with Sandy Neck? Click on the links to find out...