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

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

Fitchburg is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 40318 people. The water temperature around Fitchburg changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Fitchburg is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close to Fitchburg?

There are not too many surf spots close to Fitchburg. A spot that might be worth checking out is Deveraux Beach, which is just 48.9km (31.5miles) away from Fitchburg. Click here to check out more information on Deveraux Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fitchburg are allerton point, which is approximately 50.8km (31.5miles) away, and Plum Island, located approximately 52.6km (32.7miles) from Fitchburg.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Fitchburg. The closest decent beach is Robbins Hill, which is 22.2km (13.8miles) away from Fitchburg. Another good beach near Fitchburg is Walden Pond, roughly 25.6km (15.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Fitchburg?

The water temperature around Fitchburg 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, temperatures drop down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fitchburg?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fitchburg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fitchburg...

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