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

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

Harvard is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6085 people. The water temperature around Harvard changes significantly throughout the year. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harvard 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 Harvard?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Harvard is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Harvard. A good spot nearby is Deveraux Beach, which is 37.3km (23.7miles) away from Harvard. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Deveraux Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Harvard are allerton point, which is roughly 38.2km (23.7miles) away, and Nantasket Beach, located ca 40.5km (25.2miles) from Harvard.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Harvard. The closest one is Robbins Hill, which is just 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Harvard. Another beach near Harvard is Walden Pond, which is ca 13.1km (8.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Harvard?

The sea temperature around Harvard 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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Harvard. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Harvard?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving 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 usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harvard: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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