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

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

Chichester is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2382 people. The water temperature around Chichester varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°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 Chichester 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 Chichester?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Chichester is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Chichester. A good spot nearby is Jenness Beach, NH, which is 37km (23.2miles) away from Chichester. Click here for directions and for more information on Jenness Beach, NH and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Chichester are The Wall, which is roughly 37.3km (23.2miles) away, and Fox Hill, located roughly 37.5km (23.3miles) from Chichester.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Chichester. A beach that might be worth checking out is Little Harbor, which is only 36.7km (22.8miles) away from Chichester. Another beautiful beach near Chichester is Great Island Common, which is 36.9km (22.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Chichester?

The sea temperature around Chichester is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Chichester?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chichester: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chichester...

Do you know what the the city Campomolino in Italy, the city Vondrozo in Madagascar, and the city Caloundra in Australia have in common with Chichester? Click on the links to find out...