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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near White Plains, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about White Plains...

White Plains is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 56853 people. The water temperature around White Plains varies significantly year round. 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 White Plains 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 White Plains?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to White Plains. The next good one is Jones Beach, which is just 30.8km (19.4miles) away from White Plains. Click here for more information on Jones Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near White Plains are 92nd Street, which is 31.2km (19.4miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located roughly 31.4km (19.5miles) from White Plains.

Are there beaches located close to White Plains?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to White Plains. The nearest one is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is 11.7km (7.3miles) away from White Plains. Another fun beach near White Plains is Palisades Park, which is roughly 17.8km (11miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for White Plains?

The water temperature around White Plains 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around White Plains. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some 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 advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near White Plains?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to White Plains: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about White Plains...

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