Indentation of a coastline or shoreline enclosing a part of a body of water; a body of water partly surrounded by land.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.200653°, -73.0498282°
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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. The Gulf is covered by the Milford, CT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Bays

The Bar 0.7 mi
Milford Harbor 1.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Gulf Beach Land 0.6 mi
Fort Trumbull Beach Land 0.6 mi
Welches Point Water 0.6 mi
Burns Point Jetty Man-made 0.6 mi
Great Creek Water 0.7 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 5 feet (5 feet higher than The Gulf). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 3.73" 36.9° 22.9°
February 2.92" 38.8° 24.9°
March 4.15" 46.9° 32.0°
April 3.99" 57.0° 40.7°
May 4.03" 67.4° 50.6°
June 3.57" 76.4° 59.6°
July 3.77" 81.9° 66.0°
August 3.75" 80.7° 65.4°
September 3.58" 73.6° 57.7°
October 3.54" 63.1° 46.3°
November 3.65" 52.6° 37.5°
December 3.47" 42.1° 28.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 78% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 61% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 68% of other locations on record.