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

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

Harrison is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2407 people. The water temperature around Harrison varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harrison 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 Harrison?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Harrison is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close to Harrison?

There are not too many surf spots close to Harrison. The next good one is Higgins Beach, which is 43km (31.8miles) away from Harrison. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Higgins Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Harrison are Popham-Read, which is 51.2km (31.8miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located ca 53.6km (33.3miles) from Harrison.

Are there beaches near Harrison?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Harrison. A beach that might be worth checking out is Cooks Brook, which is just 37.7km (23.4miles) away from Harrison. Another good beach near Harrison is Haigis, which is roughly 38.9km (24.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Harrison?

The water temperature around Harrison is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Harrison?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harrison: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Harrison...

Do you know what the the island Ovoa in Portugal, the city Magliano in Italy, and Physalia Seamount have in common with Harrison? Click on the links to find out...