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

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

Chester Center is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1558 people. The water temperature around Chester Center changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chester 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 Chester Center?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Chester Center is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near Chester Center?

There are not too many surf spots close to Chester Center. A spot, which is not too far away, is Georgica pond, which is roughly 34.5km (21.4miles) away from Chester Center. Click here for more information on Georgica pond and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Chester Center are Misquamicut State Beach, which is roughly 34.5km (21.4miles) away, and Dickeys, located approximately 34.5km (21.4miles) from Chester Center.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to Chester Center. The nearest one is Town Cove, which is 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Chester Center. Another beach near Chester Center is Old Saybrook, which is 8.1km (5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Chester Center?

The water temperature around Chester Center is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chester Center. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to 2°C (36°F). During this time, 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 fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Chester Center?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chester Center: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chester Center...

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