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

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

Fairfield is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 59052 people. The water temperature around Fairfield is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in January up to 13.6°C (56.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fairfield 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 Fairfield?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Fairfield is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Fairfield. The closest decent spot is Fire Island Point of Woods, which is 34.7km (21.9miles) away from Fairfield. Click here for more information on Fire Island Point of Woods and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fairfield are Smith point, which is approximately 35.3km (21.9miles) away, and Robert Moses, located roughly 35.7km (22.1miles) from Fairfield.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Fairfield?

There are a few other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Fairfield. The nearest one is Penfield Beach, which is 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Fairfield. Another nice beach near Fairfield is Sasco Beach, which is roughly 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Fairfield?

The average sea temperature around Fairfield is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with very little changes during the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Fairfield. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing close to Fairfield?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Fairfield are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fairfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fairfield...

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