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

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

Gardiner is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 5800 people. The water temperature around Gardiner has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.4°C (36.4°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gardiner 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 Gardiner?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Gardiner is ca:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Gardiner?

There are not many surf spots close to Gardiner. A spot, which is not too far away, is Popham-Read, which is just 34.3km (32.7miles) away from Gardiner. Click here for more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gardiner are Higgins Beach, which is 52.7km (32.7miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located ca 70.3km (43.6miles) from Gardiner.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Gardiner. A good beach nearby is Reid State Park, which is 30.7km (19.1miles) away from Gardiner. Another gorgeous beach near Gardiner is Town Beach, ca 35km (21.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Gardiner?

The sea temperature around Gardiner is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gardiner. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gardiner?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Gardiner: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gardiner...

Do you know what the the city Turgut in Turkey, the city Mount Colah in Australia, and San Feliu Valley have in common with Gardiner? Click on the links to find out...