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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Good Harbor Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Good Harbor Beach...

Good Harbor Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Good Harbor Beach changes significantly year round. 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 Good Harbor 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 Good Harbor Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Good Harbor Beach is approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Good Harbor Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Good Harbor Beach. The closest one is Long Beach, which is only 1km (0.6miles) away from Good Harbor Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long Beach and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Good Harbor Beach is Deveraux Beach, which is approximately 14.3km (8.9miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Good Harbor Beach. The closest one is Good Harbor Beach, which is only 0.1km (0miles) away from Good Harbor Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Good Harbor Beach is Gloucester, which is ca 1.6km (1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Good Harbor Beach?

The water temperature at Good Harbor Beach 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 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 amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Good Harbor Beach?

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

Directions to Good Harbor Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Good Harbor Beach...

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