Long Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

21.7°C / 71°F

The water will feel tepid. Swimming will be tolerable without a wetsuit, although it will take a little getting used to. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a 3/2mm wetsuit will be ideal.

*Live data from New York Harbor Entrance - 15 NM SE of Breezy Point , NY: 20.1°C / 68.2°F

Current weather

24°C / 76°F
(broken clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
11 mph
Humidity
77%

The measurements for the water temperature in Long Beach, New York are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

*Live data may vary from satellite readings for a number of reasons. These include local factors, depth of smapling and time of day.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Long Beach water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Long Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Long Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3.2 2.6 2.7 3.9 8.2 14.4 20.1 21.6 19.1 14.3 10.9 6.3
Max °C 8.3 6.2 7 11.6 16.3 22.2 24.5 25.2 23.2 20.9 14.6 11.6
Min °F 39.8 38.1 38.5 42.1 50 61 69.9 72.3 68 60.4 53.1 45.4
Max °F 44.9 41.7 42.8 49.8 58.1 68.8 74.3 75.9 72.1 67 56.8 50.7

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 74.1°F / 23.4°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 39.9°F / 4.4°C.