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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gooseberry Beach...

Gooseberry Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Gooseberry Beach varies dramatically throughout 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gooseberry 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 Gooseberry Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Gooseberry Beach is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Gooseberry Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Gooseberry Beach. The nearest one is Ruggles, which is just 1.5km (1.5miles) away from Gooseberry Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ruggles and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gooseberry Beach are 1st beach, which is 2.5km (1.5miles) away, and 2nd Beach, located roughly 3.8km (2.4miles) from Gooseberry Beach.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches near to Gooseberry Beach. The closest one is Newport, which is just 2.2km (1.3miles) away from Gooseberry Beach. Another fun beach near Gooseberry Beach is Eastons Beach, which is ca 2.5km (1.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Gooseberry Beach?

The water temperature at Gooseberry 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 2-3mm 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 scuba diving at Gooseberry Beach. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gooseberry Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. 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 July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gooseberry Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gooseberry Beach...

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