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

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

Washington is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the New York island group. The water temperature around Washington varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Washington 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 Washington?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Washington is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Washington. The next good one is Naval Jetty, which is 105.7km (65.7miles) away from Washington. Click here to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Dewey Beach, which is ca 106.8km (66.4miles) away from Washington. Another fun surfspot is Dewey Beach, located roughly 106.8km (66.4miles) from Washington.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Washington. The next good one is Landing Road, which is 27.3km (16.9miles) away from Washington. Another beach near Washington is North Beach, which is ca 30.2km (18.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Washington?

The sea temperature around Washington is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to roughly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Washington?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Washington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Washington...

Do you know what the the city Banjar Buahan in Indonesia, the island Palm Island in Netherlands, and the city Franche in Italy have in common with Washington? Click on the links to find out...