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 an island in the United States.
It is located in the Sinepuxent Bay island group.
The water temperature around Sandy Point has a large variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in February up to 25.4°C (77.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph 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 near Sandy Point?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Sandy Point is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sandy Point. A spot that might be worth checking out is Assateague, which is about 29.3km (19miles) away from Sandy Point. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Assateague and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sandy Point are Wedge
, which is 30.6km (19miles) away, and Ocean City
, located roughly 32.2km (20miles) from Sandy Point.
Are there beaches near by?
Yes, there are other beaches in proximity to Sandy Point. The closest one is Salisbury
, which is just 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Sandy Point. Another nice beach near Sandy Point is Whittington Park
, which is approximately 9.2km (5.7miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Sandy Point?
The water temperature around 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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sandy Point?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature 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.
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