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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Acushnet, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Acushnet...

Acushnet is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 10850 people. The water temperature around Acushnet has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.9°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Acushnet 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 near Acushnet?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Acushnet is about:
4°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Acushnet. A spot, which is not too far away, is Horseneck Beach, which is 14.6km (14miles) away from Acushnet. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Horseneck Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Acushnet are 2nd Beach, which is ca 22.5km (14miles) away, and Sakonnet River Break, located 22.7km (14.1miles) from Acushnet.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Acushnet. The closest one is Fairhaven, which is only 3km (1.9miles) away from Acushnet. Another nice beach near Acushnet is Fort Phoenix Reservation, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Acushnet?

The water temperature around Acushnet is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 1°C (35°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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Acushnet?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Acushnet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Acushnet...

Do you know what the the city Montegut in the United States, the city Monterubbiano in the Italy, and the city Vialonga in the Portugal have in common with Acushnet? Click on the links to find out...