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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wading River, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wading River...

Wading River is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 7719 people. The water temperature around Wading River changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wading River 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 Wading River?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Wading River is about:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Wading River. The nearest one is Cupsogue beach, which is 13.7km (9.1miles) away from Wading River. Click here for directions and for more information on Cupsogue beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Wading River are Jetty 4, which is 14.6km (9.1miles) away, and Smith point, located 14.9km (9.2miles) from Wading River.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in close proximity to Wading River. The closest one is Rocky Point, which is only 4.3km (2.7miles) away from Wading River. Another gorgeous beach near Wading River is West Hampton Dunes, which is approximately 13.8km (8.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Wading River?

The sea temperature around Wading River 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 stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Wading River. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended 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 periods 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 Wading River?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°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. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Wading River: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wading River...

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