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

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

Hallowell is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2381 people. The water temperature around Hallowell varies significantly during the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hallowell 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 Hallowell?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to Hallowell is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Hallowell. The closest decent spot is Popham-Read, which is about 38.1km (34.6miles) away from Hallowell. Click here for directions and for more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Hallowell are Higgins Beach, which is roughly 55.8km (34.6miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located approximately 73.3km (45.5miles) from Hallowell.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Hallowell?

No, there are not many beaches close to Hallowell. One beach, which is not too far away, is Town Beach, which is just 32.5km (20.2miles) away from Hallowell. Another beautiful beach near Hallowell is Reid State Park, which is 34.6km (21.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hallowell?

The water temperature around Hallowell 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hallowell. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 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 advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hallowell?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hallowell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hallowell...

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