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

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

Bethany is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 20646 people. The water temperature around Bethany varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.7°F) in February up to 14.6°C (58.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bethany 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 Bethany?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Bethany is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Bethany. A spot that might be worth checking out is Neakahine point, which is 53.6km (34miles) away from Bethany. Click here to check out more information on Neakahine point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bethany are Short Sands, which is 54.8km (34miles) away, and smugglers cove, located approximately 54.9km (34.1miles) from Bethany.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Bethany. A beach that might be worth checking out is Lyons Beach, which is only 19.3km (12miles) away from Bethany. Another fun beach near Bethany is San Salvador Beach, ca 24.5km (15.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bethany?

The sea temperature around Bethany is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bethany. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to approximately 9°C (49°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Bethany?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bethany: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bethany...

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