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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Westhampton Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Westhampton Beach...

Westhampton Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Westhampton Beach changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 3.7°C (38.7°F) in February up to 21.4°C (70.5°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 Westhampton Beach 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 at Westhampton Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Westhampton Beach is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Westhampton Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Westhampton Beach. The closest one is Jetty 4, which is only 1.7km (3.2miles) away from Westhampton Beach. Click here for more information on Jetty 4 and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Westhampton Beach are Cupsogue beach, which is ca 5.1km (3.2miles) away, and Road K, located approximately 7.2km (4.5miles) from Westhampton Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near Westhampton Beach?

There are some other beautiful beaches in proximity to Westhampton Beach. The nearest one is City Point Beach, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Westhampton Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Westhampton Beach is West Hampton Dunes, which is ca 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Westhampton Beach?

The sea temperature at Westhampton Beach 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 be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 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 Westhampton Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Westhampton Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Westhampton Beach...

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