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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Branford Center, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Branford Center...

Branford Center is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5819 people. The water temperature around Branford Center changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Branford Center 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 Branford Center?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Branford Center is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Branford Center?

There are not many surf spots close to Branford Center. A spot that might be worth checking out is Road K, which is roughly 34.6km (21.6miles) away from Branford Center. Click here to check out more information on Road K and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Branford Center are Jetty 4, which is roughly 34.8km (21.6miles) away, and Ponquogue- the bowl, located ca 34.9km (21.7miles) from Branford Center.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are some beaches near to Branford Center. The nearest one is Short Beach, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Branford Center. Another gorgeous beach near Branford Center is Short Beach, which is roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Branford Center?

The sea temperature around Branford Center is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Branford Center. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Branford Center?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Branford Center: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Branford Center...

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