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92nd Street water temperature
92nd Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.1

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92nd Street Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Long Island New York, USA)

Today's 92nd Street sea temperature is 17.3 °C.

Statistics for 15 Oct (1981–2005) – mean: 16.2 °C, range: 14.5 °C to 18.1 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at 92nd Street is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 15 °C.

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

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for 92nd Street. 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.

92nd Street 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.

92nd Street sea temperatures peak in the range 21 to 24°C (70 to 75°F) on around the 9th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 2 to 4°C (36 to 39°F). 92nd Street sea 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 sea temperatures at 92nd Street 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 92nd Street 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 92nd Street. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.