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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fall River, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fall River...

Fall River is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 88857 people. The water temperature around Fall River varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fall River 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 Fall River?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Fall River is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Fall River. The nearest one is Horseneck Beach, which is only 14.9km (9.8miles) away from Fall River. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Horseneck Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Fall River are 2nd Beach, which is ca 15.7km (9.8miles) away, and 1st beach, located ca 16.4km (10.2miles) from Fall River.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches close to Fall River. The closest one is Tiverton, which is only 6km (3.7miles) away from Fall River. Another fun beach near Fall River is Barrington Beach, which is roughly 8.2km (5.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Fall River?

The water temperature around Fall River is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°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 scuba diving around Fall River. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 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 a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fall River?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fall River: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fall River...

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