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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cape Neddick, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cape Neddick...

Cape Neddick is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2568 people. The water temperature around Cape Neddick changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.1°F) in March up to 16.7°C (62°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cape Neddick 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 Cape Neddick?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Cape Neddick is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Cape Neddick. The closest one is Ogunquit Rivermouth, which is just 4.1km (3miles) away from Cape Neddick. Click here to check out more information on Ogunquit Rivermouth and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cape Neddick are Ogunquit Beach, which is roughly 4.8km (3miles) away, and Wells Beach, located ca 8.2km (5.1miles) from Cape Neddick.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Cape Neddick?

There are a few beautiful beaches near to Cape Neddick. The nearest one is Short Sands Beach, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Cape Neddick. Another beach near Cape Neddick is York Harbor Beach, which is ca 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Cape Neddick?

The sea temperature around Cape Neddick is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 around Cape Neddick. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to 3°C (37°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 amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Cape Neddick?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cape Neddick: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cape Neddick...

Do you know what the the city Kingstown Park in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the city Fort Wellington in Guyana, and the city Hornstorf in Germany have in common with Cape Neddick? Click on the links to find out...