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

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

Charlestown is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Charlestown 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 Charlestown 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 Charlestown?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Charlestown is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close to Charlestown?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Charlestown. The nearest one is allerton point, which is 10.4km (8miles) away from Charlestown. Click here to check out more information on allerton point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Charlestown are Nantasket Beach, which is 12.9km (8miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located roughly 13.2km (8.2miles) from Charlestown.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Charlestown. The nearest one is Charlestown Breachway State Beach, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Charlestown. Another fun beach near Charlestown is Boston, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Charlestown?

The water temperature at Charlestown 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 recommended 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 Charlestown. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Charlestown?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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 usually change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Charlestown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Charlestown...

Do you know what the the city Bray in Ireland, the city Domokos in Greece, and the city Derval in France have in common with Charlestown? Click on the links to find out...