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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near East Harwich, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about East Harwich...

East Harwich is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4872 people. The water temperature around East Harwich changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (38°F) in February up to 17°C (62.5°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 East Harwich 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 East Harwich?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near East Harwich is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to East Harwich. The nearest one is Nauset Light Beach, which is 8.1km (6.8miles) away from East Harwich. Click here to check out more information on Nauset Light Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near East Harwich are Coast Guard beach, which is approximately 10.9km (6.8miles) away, and Marconi Beach, located 14.5km (9miles) from East Harwich.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in proximity to East Harwich. The nearest one is Cockle Cove Beach, which is just 1.7km (1miles) away from East Harwich. Another gorgeous beach near East Harwich is Oyster Pond Beach, which is ca 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for East Harwich?

The water temperature around East Harwich 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around East Harwich. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near East Harwich?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to East Harwich: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about East Harwich...

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