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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Goddard Memorial State Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Goddard Memorial State Beach...

Goddard Memorial State Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Goddard Memorial State Beach changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Goddard Memorial State Beach 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 at Goddard Memorial State Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Goddard Memorial State Beach is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Goddard Memorial State Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Goddard Memorial State Beach. The closest one is Bonnet Shores Point, which is 12.8km (9miles) away from Goddard Memorial State Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Bonnet Shores Point and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Goddard Memorial State Beach are 1st beach, which is 14.4km (9miles) away, and 2nd Beach, located roughly 15.4km (9.5miles) from Goddard Memorial State Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches near Goddard Memorial State Beach?

There are some nice beaches in proximity to Goddard Memorial State Beach. The closest one is Warwick, which is 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Goddard Memorial State Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Goddard Memorial State Beach is Coventry, which is roughly 6.8km (4.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Goddard Memorial State Beach?

The sea temperature at Goddard Memorial State Beach 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Goddard Memorial State Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 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 Goddard Memorial State Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. 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 temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Goddard Memorial State Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Goddard Memorial State Beach...

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