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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bumpkin Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bumpkin Island...

Bumpkin Island is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Bumpkin Island varies extremely 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bumpkin Island 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 Bumpkin Island?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Bumpkin Island is ca:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Bumpkin Island?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Bumpkin Island. The nearest one is allerton point, which is just 2.1km (1.5miles) away from Bumpkin Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on allerton point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bumpkin Island are Nantasket Beach, which is 2.5km (1.5miles) away, and Egypt beach, located roughly 9km (5.6miles) from Bumpkin Island.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches close to Bumpkin Island. The closest one is Nantasket Beach, which is just 1.5km (1miles) away from Bumpkin Island. Another fun beach near Bumpkin Island is Bridge Street, which is ca 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Bumpkin Island?

The sea temperature at Bumpkin Island 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 2-3mm 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 . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During these months, 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 might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bumpkin Island?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary 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. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bumpkin Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bumpkin Island...

Do you know what the the city Pallerone in Italy, the island Green in United Kingdom, and Il Catalano Canyon have in common with Bumpkin Island? Click on the links to find out...