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

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

Contoocook is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 1444 people. The water temperature around Contoocook has extreme variability throughout the year. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Contoocook 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 Contoocook?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Contoocook is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Contoocook. The next good one is Jenness Beach, NH, which is roughly 50.8km (31.6miles) away from Contoocook. Click here for more information on Jenness Beach, NH and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Contoocook are Seabrook Beach, which is 50.9km (31.6miles) away, and The Wall, located 51km (31.7miles) from Contoocook.

Are there beaches close to Contoocook?

There are not too many beaches near to Contoocook. The next good one is North Andover, which is 46.6km (28.9miles) away from Contoocook. Another beautiful beach near Contoocook is Robbins Hill, which is 47.5km (29.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Contoocook?

The sea temperature around Contoocook 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold 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 close to Contoocook?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter 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. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Contoocook: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Contoocook...

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