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

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

Sparkill is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1565 people. The water temperature around Sparkill varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sparkill 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 Sparkill?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Sparkill is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sparkill. The closest decent spot is 92nd Street, which is just 31.5km (20miles) away from Sparkill. Click here to check out more information on 92nd Street and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sparkill are Jones Beach, which is approximately 32.3km (20miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located approximately 33.2km (20.6miles) from Sparkill.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Sparkill?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to Sparkill. The nearest one is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is only 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Sparkill. Another good beach near Sparkill is Palisades Park, which is ca 13.2km (8.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Sparkill?

The water temperature around Sparkill 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sparkill?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sparkill: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sparkill...

Do you know what the the city Edewecht in Germany, the city Bertinoro in Italy, and Gazelle Basin have in common with Sparkill? Click on the links to find out...