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

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

Harveys Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Harveys Beach changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harveys 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 Harveys Beach?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Harveys Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Georgica pond, which is 25.1km (18miles) away from Harveys Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Georgica pond and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Harveys Beach are Terrace, which is 29km (18miles) away, and Ditch Plains, located 29.8km (18.5miles) from Harveys Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are several beaches in close proximity to Harveys Beach. The closest one is Old Saybrook, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from Harveys Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Harveys Beach is Old Lyme, which is ca 4.4km (2.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Harveys Beach?

The sea temperature at Harveys Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Harveys Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Harveys Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harveys Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Harveys Beach...

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