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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near 2nd Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about 2nd Beach...

2nd Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around 2nd Beach varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since 2nd Beach is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at 2nd Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at 2nd Beach is about:
11°C (53°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to 2nd Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to 2nd Beach. The closest one is Sakonnet River Break, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from 2nd Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Sakonnet River Break and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near 2nd Beach is 1st beach, which is approximately 1.7km (1.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to 2nd Beach?

There are several other nice beaches near to 2nd Beach. The closest one is Eastons Beach, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from 2nd Beach. Another fun beach near 2nd Beach is Newport, which is approximately 2.8km (1.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for 2nd Beach?

The sea temperature at 2nd Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at 2nd Beach. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to 2nd Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to 2nd Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about 2nd Beach...

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