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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Harwich Center, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Harwich Center...

Harwich Center is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1798 people. The water temperature around Harwich Center has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (38°F) in February up to 17°C (62.5°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 Harwich Center 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 Harwich Center?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Harwich Center is ca:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Harwich Center. The nearest one is Nauset Light Beach, which is 9.9km (7.7miles) away from Harwich Center. Click here for more information on Nauset Light Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Harwich Center are Coast Guard beach, which is roughly 12.3km (7.7miles) away, and Marconi Beach, located roughly 15.6km (9.7miles) from Harwich Center.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are other beaches in close proximity to Harwich Center. The nearest one is Cockle Cove Beach, which is 3km (1.9miles) away from Harwich Center. Another nice beach near Harwich Center is Brewster, which is ca 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Harwich Center?

The sea temperature around Harwich Center 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 be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Harwich Center. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 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 more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Harwich Center?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harwich Center: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Harwich Center...

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