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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Yonkers, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Yonkers...

Yonkers is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 195976 people. The water temperature around Yonkers varies significantly year round. 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 Yonkers 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 Yonkers?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Yonkers is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Yonkers. The closest decent spot is 92nd Street, which is about 24.5km (15.7miles) away from Yonkers. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 92nd Street and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Yonkers are Jones Beach, which is ca 25.3km (15.7miles) away, and Connecticut Street Jetty, located ca 26.3km (16.3miles) from Yonkers.

Are there beaches close to Yonkers?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Yonkers. The closest one is Demarest Lloyd Beach, which is just 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Yonkers. Another fun beach near Yonkers is Palisades Park, which is roughly 7.7km (4.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Yonkers?

The water temperature around Yonkers 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Yonkers. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 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 ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Yonkers?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Yonkers: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Yonkers...

Do you know what the the city Greenwich in Australia, the city Jomala in Aland Islands, and the city Rochedale South in Australia have in common with Yonkers? Click on the links to find out...