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

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

Dixfield is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1076 people. The water temperature around Dixfield changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dixfield 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 Dixfield?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Dixfield is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Dixfield. A spot that might be worth checking out is Popham-Read, which is 64.4km (42.2miles) away from Dixfield. Click here for more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Dixfield are Higgins Beach, which is roughly 67.9km (42.2miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located roughly 81.9km (50.8miles) from Dixfield.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Dixfield. A beach that might be worth checking out is Town Beach, which is only 54.8km (34miles) away from Dixfield. Another beautiful beach near Dixfield is Reid State Park, roughly 63km (39.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dixfield?

The sea temperature around Dixfield is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Dixfield. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Dixfield?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. 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 summer when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dixfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dixfield...

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