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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Georges Shoal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Georges Shoal...

Georges Shoal is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Georges Shoal changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40°F) in March up to 16.1°C (60.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Georges Shoal 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 Georges Shoal?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Georges Shoal is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Georges Shoal. The closest decent spot is Nauset Light Beach, which is almost 113.3km (70.4miles) away from Georges Shoal. Click here for directions and for more information on Nauset Light Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Marconi Beach, which is roughly 115.2km (71.6miles) away from Georges Shoal. Another good surfspot is Marconi Beach, located approximately 115.2km (71.6miles) from Georges Shoal.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Georges Shoal. The closest decent one is Nauset Beach, which is 113.7km (70.6miles) away from Georges Shoal. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Coast Guard Beach, which is approximately 113.7km (70.6miles) away from Georges Shoal.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Georges Shoal?

The sea temperature at Georges Shoal is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to roughly 4°C (40°F). During these months, 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 people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Georges Shoal?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°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. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Georges Shoal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Georges Shoal...

Do you know what the the city Rhu in United Kingdom, the city Modolo in Italy, and the city Lamno in Indonesia have in common with Georges Shoal? Click on the links to find out...