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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fredericton, Canada

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

Fredericton is a coastal city in Canada. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 52337 people. The water temperature around Fredericton has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.8°C (35.2°F) in March up to 12.7°C (54.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fredericton 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 Fredericton?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Fredericton. The next good one is Cherry Hill, which is more than 164.4km (102.1miles) away from Fredericton. Click here for directions and for more information on Cherry Hill and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, which is roughly 183.9km (114.2miles) away from Fredericton. Another fun surfspot is Cow Bay-Moose Rocks, located 183.9km (114.2miles) from Fredericton.

Are there white sand beaches close to Fredericton?

There are not too many beaches close to Fredericton. The next good one is Prince Cove, which is just 74.5km (46.3miles) away from Fredericton. Another good beach near Fredericton is Grays Beach, roughly 98.8km (61.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Fredericton?

The sea temperature around Fredericton is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fredericton. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (35°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Fredericton?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fredericton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fredericton...

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