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Asbury Park water temperature
Asbury Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.6

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Asbury Park Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(New Jersey, USA)

Today's Asbury Park sea temperature is 8.2 °C.

Statistics for 10 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 8.7 °C, range: 7.3 °C to 11.3 °C

Water temperature (8 °C) at Asbury Park is really very cold. Despite the weak sunshine, the air will feel like -3 °C, so that even wearing a thick winter wetsuit, neoprene hood, gloves and boots it will be difficult to stay warm in the sea at Asbury Park today.

United States Sea Water Temperature

Map of current United States
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
United States Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current United States
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Asbury Park. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Asbury Park Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Asbury Park water temperatures peak in the range 22 to 24°C (72 to 75°F) on around the 8th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 1 to 4°C (34 to 39°F). Asbury Park water temperatures are always warm reach their warmest in early to mid August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The minimum water temperatures at Asbury Park mean that you will need a flexible 6/5/4mm wetsuit or a well fitting 5/4mm wetsuit with gloves and 5mm neoprene booties and a hood to surf here at the beginning of March.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Asbury Park can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Asbury Park. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.