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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Belmar...

West Belmar is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2493 people. The water temperature around West Belmar has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°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 West Belmar 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 Belmar?

The current water temperature in the month of October near West Belmar is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to West Belmar?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to West Belmar. The closest one is Belmar-16 th Street, which is just 1.1km (1.6miles) away from West Belmar. Click here for more information on Belmar-16 th Street and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near West Belmar are Bradley Beach, which is roughly 2.5km (1.6miles) away, and Asbury Park, located approximately 4.6km (2.8miles) from West Belmar.

Are there white sand beaches near West Belmar?

There are some other nice beaches near to West Belmar. The nearest one is Belmar, which is only 1km (0.6miles) away from West Belmar. Another nice beach near West Belmar is Spring Lake, which is roughly 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for West Belmar?

The sea temperature around West Belmar 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around West Belmar. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to West Belmar?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Belmar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Belmar...

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