Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sandy Point, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sandy Point...
Sandy Point is a beach in the United States.
The water temperature around Sandy Point has a large variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in January up to 25.4°C (77.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sandy Point 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 Point?
The current water temperature in the month of December at Sandy Point is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Sandy Point. A spot, which is not too far away, is Assateague, which is 83.6km (52.6miles) away from Sandy Point. Click here
to check out more information on Assateague and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sandy Point are Wedge
, which is approximately 84.6km (52.6miles) away, and Ocean City
, located approximately 85.3km (53miles) from Sandy Point.
Are there any other sandy beaches near by?
There are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Sandy Point. The nearest one is North Beach
, which is only 16.3km (10.1miles) away from Sandy Point. Another beautiful beach near Sandy Point is North Beach
, which is 16.3km (10.1miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sandy Point?
The sea temperature at Sandy Point is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sandy Point. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures cool down to roughly 1°C (35°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing near Sandy Point?
Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Sandy Point: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Sandy Point...
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