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

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

Amesbury is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 18313 people. The water temperature around Amesbury changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Amesbury 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 Amesbury?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Amesbury is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Amesbury. The closest one is Seabrook Beach, which is only 6km (4.6miles) away from Amesbury. Click here to check out more information on Seabrook Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Amesbury are Plum Island, which is roughly 7.4km (4.6miles) away, and Fox Hill, located ca 11km (6.8miles) from Amesbury.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Amesbury?

There are more beautiful beaches close to Amesbury. The nearest one is Seabrook Beach, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Amesbury. Another gorgeous beach near Amesbury is North Hampton Beach State Park, which is ca 6.6km (4.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Amesbury?

The sea temperature around Amesbury is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Amesbury. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Amesbury?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°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 July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Amesbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Amesbury...

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