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

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

West Sayville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5011 people. The water temperature around West Sayville changes dramatically throughout the year. 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 Sayville 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 Sayville?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to West Sayville is approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to West Sayville. The nearest one is Fire Island Point of Woods, which is 5.6km (7.1miles) away from West Sayville. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fire Island Point of Woods and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near West Sayville are Robert Moses, which is approximately 11.4km (7.1miles) away, and Smith point, located ca 12.7km (7.9miles) from West Sayville.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to West Sayville. The closest one is Fire Island, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from West Sayville. Another beach near West Sayville is Cordwood, which is ca 12.1km (7.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for West Sayville?

The water temperature around West Sayville 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 2-3mm 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 scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near West Sayville?

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

Directions to West Sayville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Sayville...

Do you know what the the city Lutayan in the Philippines, the city Suntikoppa in the India, and the city Templemars in the France have in common with West Sayville? Click on the links to find out...