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

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

Hampton Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Hampton Beach changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hampton 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 Hampton Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Hampton Beach is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Hampton Beach. The nearest one is Seabrook Beach, which is 1.7km (2.7miles) away from Hampton Beach. Click here to check out more information on Seabrook Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hampton Beach are Fox Hill, which is ca 4.3km (2.7miles) away, and The Wall, located approximately 5km (3.1miles) from Hampton Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in close proximity to Hampton Beach. The nearest one is North Hampton Beach State Park, which is only 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Hampton Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Hampton Beach is Seabrook Beach, which is roughly 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Hampton Beach?

The water temperature at Hampton 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

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

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hampton Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hampton Beach...

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