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

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

Hillsboro is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1826 people. The water temperature around Hillsboro varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.7°F) in February up to 14.6°C (58.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Hillsboro is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hillsboro?

There are not many surf spots close to Hillsboro. A spot, which is not too far away, is Seabrook Beach, which is roughly 56.7km (36miles) away from Hillsboro. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seabrook Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hillsboro are Fox Hill, which is ca 57.9km (36miles) away, and Jenness Beach, NH, located 58km (36miles) from Hillsboro.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Hillsboro. The closest decent beach is Robbins Hill, which is just 45.5km (28.2miles) away from Hillsboro. Another fun beach near Hillsboro is North Andover, ca 48.1km (29.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Hillsboro?

The sea temperature around Hillsboro is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to 9°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hillsboro?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hillsboro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hillsboro...

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