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

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

Assonet is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4084 people. The water temperature around Assonet changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Assonet 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 Assonet?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Assonet is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Assonet. The next good one is Horseneck Beach, which is just 20.5km (14.6miles) away from Assonet. Click here to check out more information on Horseneck Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Assonet are 2nd Beach, which is 23.5km (14.6miles) away, and Sakonnet River Break, located 24.3km (15.1miles) from Assonet.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Assonet?

Yes, there are more nice beaches close to Assonet. The nearest one is East Freetown:, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Assonet. Another beach near Assonet is Taunton, which is approximately 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Assonet?

The water temperature around Assonet 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Assonet?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Assonet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Assonet...

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