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

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

Eliot is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 6528 people. The water temperature around Eliot changes significantly 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 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 Eliot 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 Eliot?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Eliot is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Eliot. The nearest one is Jenness Beach, NH, which is just 11.8km (7.6miles) away from Eliot. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jenness Beach, NH and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Eliot are Ogunquit Rivermouth, which is ca 12.3km (7.6miles) away, and The Wall, located approximately 12.5km (7.8miles) from Eliot.

Are there beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Eliot. The closest one is Great Island Common, which is only 7.5km (4.7miles) away from Eliot. Another beach near Eliot is Little Harbor, which is 7.8km (4.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Eliot?

The sea temperature around Eliot 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Eliot?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Eliot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Eliot...

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