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

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

Bethel is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 2507 people. The water temperature around Bethel has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bethel 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 Bethel?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Bethel is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bethel. The next good one is Higgins Beach, which is just 63.7km (42.2miles) away from Bethel. Click here to check out more information on Higgins Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bethel are Popham-Read, which is approximately 67.9km (42.2miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located ca 74.6km (46.3miles) from Bethel.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Bethel?

There are not too many beaches near to Bethel. A good beach nearby is Cooks Brook, which is 58.5km (36.3miles) away from Bethel. Another good beach near Bethel is Haigis, ca 59.8km (37.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Bethel?

The average sea temperature around Bethel is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with very little variations during the year. Hence, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Bethel. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bethel?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Bethel are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bethel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bethel...

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