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

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

Charlton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 12764 people. The water temperature around Charlton has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°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 Charlton 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 Charlton?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Charlton is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Charlton. The closest decent spot is Bonnet Shores Point, which is about 53.4km (34.3miles) away from Charlton. Click here for more information on Bonnet Shores Point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Charlton are Naragansett, which is 55.2km (34.3miles) away, and Monahans Dock, located ca 56.1km (34.8miles) from Charlton.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Charlton. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ellington, which is 29km (18miles) away from Charlton. Another beautiful beach near Charlton is Cochituate Lake Beach, approximately 32.5km (20.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Charlton?

The sea temperature around Charlton is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Charlton. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Charlton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Charlton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Charlton...

Do you know what the the city Riverhead in the United States, the city Vieira de Leiria in the Portugal, and the city Caprara in the Italy have in common with Charlton? Click on the links to find out...