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

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

Braintree is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Braintree varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in March up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Braintree 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 at Braintree?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Braintree is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close to Braintree?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Braintree. The closest one is Nantasket Beach, which is just 8.8km (5.8miles) away from Braintree. Click here to check out more information on Nantasket Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Braintree are allerton point, which is 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and Egypt beach, located ca 13.3km (8.3miles) from Braintree.

Are there any other nice beaches near Braintree?

Yes, there are some nice beaches near to Braintree. The nearest one is Quincy, which is just 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Braintree. Another good beach near Braintree is Bridge Street, which is ca 3.6km (2.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Braintree?

The water temperature at Braintree is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°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 at Braintree. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm 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 amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Braintree?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Braintree: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Braintree...

Do you know what the the city Ladner in Canada, the city Gohrde in Germany, and the city Easington Colliery in United Kingdom have in common with Braintree? Click on the links to find out...