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

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

Boothbay is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3077 people. The water temperature around Boothbay varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.4°C (36.4°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Boothbay 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 Boothbay?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Boothbay is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Boothbay. A spot, which is not too far away, is Popham-Read, which is roughly 12.7km (24.2miles) away from Boothbay. Click here to check out more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Boothbay are Higgins Beach, which is 39km (24.2miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 55.8km (34.6miles) from Boothbay.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Boothbay. The next good one is Reid State Park, which is only 7.9km (4.9miles) away from Boothbay. Another nice beach near Boothbay is Higgins Beach, which is roughly 38.8km (24.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Boothbay?

The water temperature around Boothbay is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Boothbay. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (36°F). During this time, 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Boothbay?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Boothbay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Boothbay...

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