Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Crib, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Crib...
West Crib is an island in the United States.
It is one of the islands of the Thimble Islands island group.
The water temperature around West Crib varies extremely throughout the year.
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 shown in the interactive table 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 Crib 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 Crib?
The current water temperature in the month of October near West Crib is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to West Crib?
There are not many surf spots close to West Crib. A good spot nearby is Road K, which is about 31.6km (19.8miles) away from West Crib. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Road K and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near West Crib are Ponquogue- the bowl
, which is roughly 31.9km (19.8miles) away, and Outside Ponquogue
, located roughly 32.4km (20.1miles) from West Crib.
Are there white sand beaches close by?
There are some beautiful beaches in proximity to West Crib. The closest one is Jacobs Beach
, which is just 4.7km (2.9miles) away from West Crib. Another fun beach near West Crib is Short Beach
, which is 4.9km (3miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for West Crib?
The sea temperature around West Crib 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around West Crib. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 0°C (32°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing close to West Crib?
Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to West Crib: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.