Water and sea temperature in Richmond County (30th November 2020)
The sea temperature for Richmond County is 55°F today
Average water/sea temperatures this week for Richmond County
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Richmond County?
The water temperature in Richmond County is extremely cold. Consider wearing a 4/3 mm to 5/4/3 mm full sealed and taped suit with boots, gloves and a hood especially if you will be in the sea for an extended period of time.
Please note: These are general guidelines based on today's average water temperature of 55°F in Richmond County. If there are strong winds, cold air temperatures, you are engaging in activities with less movement or you get cold easily, you may want to consider a thicker wetsuit. consider a thicker wetsuit.
Information about our water / sea temperature data for Richmond County
Our measurements for the water temperature in Richmond County, New York, United States are provided by the daily sea surface temperature (SST) satellite readings from NOAA.
Please be aware that our water temperatures are based on open water averages. Actual sea surface water temperatures close to the shore at Richmond County can vary by several degrees.
Weather patterns that can increase variation in water temperatures
Heavy rains, locations near river mouths and long periods of strong offshore winds can cause variations in ocean temperatures. Offshore winds cause the colder deep water to replace the surface water which has been warmed by the sun.
Whilst sea temperatures for Richmond County are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions and variations in sea depth.