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Durand Eastman Beach water temperature
Durand Eastman Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.5

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Durand Eastman Beach Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Lake Ontario – United States)

Today's Durand Eastman Beach sea temperature is 4.3 °C.

Statistics for 14 Apr (1981–2005) – mean: 3.2 °C, range: 2.2 °C to 4.8 °C

The water temperature (4 °C) at Durand Eastman Beach is close to freezing. You will need a good quality thick winter wetsuit, a neoprene hood, gloves and boots; despite the sunshine. Relatively mild air temperature compared to the water temperature and a windchill factor of (11 °C).

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Durand Eastman Beach. 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.

Durand Eastman Beach Water Temperature Graph

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

Durand Eastman Beach sea water temperatures peak in the range 19 to 24°C (66 to 75°F) on around the 12th of August and are at their coldest on about the 10th of February, in the range 1 to 3°C (34 to 37°F). Durand Eastman Beach sea water temperatures are highest in the second week of August. Surfers should use a 2mm long sleeve shorty or a 3/2mm spring wetsuit if the wind is up. The coldest sea water temperatures at Durand Eastman Beach 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 in early to mid February.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Durand Eastman Beach 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 Durand Eastman Beach. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.