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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Bay Shore, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Bay Shore...

West Bay Shore is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4648 people. The water temperature around West Bay Shore has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since West Bay Shore 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 West Bay Shore?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to West Bay Shore is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to West Bay Shore. The closest one is Robert Moses, which is only 5.8km (3.9miles) away from West Bay Shore. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Robert Moses and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near West Bay Shore are Robert Moses democrat point, which is ca 6.3km (3.9miles) away, and Democrat Point Robert Moses, located approximately 6.3km (3.9miles) from West Bay Shore.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to West Bay Shore?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches in proximity to West Bay Shore. The closest one is Fire Island, which is just 8.3km (5.1miles) away from West Bay Shore. Another nice beach near West Bay Shore is Cordwood, which is ca 13.8km (8.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for West Bay Shore?

The water temperature around West Bay Shore is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around West Bay Shore. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5/6 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 periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near West Bay Shore?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Bay Shore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Bay Shore...

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