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

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

West Haverstraw is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 10165 people. The water temperature around West Haverstraw changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since West Haverstraw 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 Haverstraw?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to West Haverstraw is approximately:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to West Haverstraw. The closest decent spot is 92nd Street, which is 44.2km (27.9miles) away from West Haverstraw. Click here to check out more information on 92nd Street and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near West Haverstraw are Jones Beach, which is roughly 44.9km (27.9miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located 45.9km (28.5miles) from West Haverstraw.

Are there nice beaches located close to West Haverstraw?

No, there are not many beaches close to West Haverstraw. A beach that might be worth checking out is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is 17.5km (10.8miles) away from West Haverstraw. Another fun beach near West Haverstraw is Barretts Pond, approximately 20km (12.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for West Haverstraw?

The water temperature around West Haverstraw is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near West Haverstraw?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Haverstraw: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Haverstraw...

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