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Outside Ponquogue water temperature
Outside Ponquogue ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.1

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Outside Ponquogue Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Long Island New York, USA)

Today's Outside Ponquogue sea temperature is 23.2 °C.

Statistics for 14 Aug (1981–2005) – mean: 22.4 °C, range: 20.8 °C to 24.1 °C

Very warm air temperatures and warm water(23 °C) too at Outside Ponquogue, warm enough for wearing board shorts and a rash vest in the surf. Cloudy, but feeling very pleasant in and out of the water.

United States Sea Water Temperature

Map of current United States
Surface Water Temperatures
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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 Outside Ponquogue. 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.

Outside Ponquogue 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.

Outside Ponquogue water temperatures peak in the range 21 to 24°C (70 to 75°F) on around the 2nd of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, in the range 3 to 6°C (37 to 43°F). Outside Ponquogue water temperatures are always warm reach their maximum in early August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The coldest water temperatures at Outside Ponquogue 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 Outside Ponquogue 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 Outside Ponquogue. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.