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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Cove, Cape May, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Cove, Cape May...

The Cove, Cape May is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around The Cove, Cape May has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.4°F) in February up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since The Cove, Cape May 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 The Cove, Cape May?

The current water temperature in the month of October at The Cove, Cape May is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to The Cove, Cape May?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to The Cove, Cape May. The nearest one is Poverty Beach, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away from The Cove, Cape May. Click here for directions and for more information on Poverty Beach and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near The Cove, Cape May is Trestles, which is approximately 4km (2.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in proximity to The Cove, Cape May. The closest one is Cape May, which is only 1.6km (1miles) away from The Cove, Cape May. Another nice beach near The Cove, Cape May is Cape May Point, which is ca 2km (1.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for The Cove, Cape May?

The sea temperature at The Cove, Cape May is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 4°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to The Cove, Cape May?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to The Cove, Cape May: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about The Cove, Cape May...

Do you know what the the city Santander in Spain, the city Peterhof in Russia, and the city Splendora in United States have in common with The Cove, Cape May? Click on the links to find out...