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

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

Hog is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the Narragansett Bay island group. The water temperature around Hog varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in March up to 8.7°C (47.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hog 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 Hog?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Hog is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Hog. The closest one is Matunuck, which is only 4km (4.1miles) away from Hog. Click here to check out more information on Matunuck and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hog are Point Judith Lighthouse, which is approximately 6.6km (4.1miles) away, and Point Judith, located 6.9km (4.3miles) from Hog.

Are there white sand beaches close to Hog?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Hog. The nearest one is East Matunuck State Beach, which is just 4.6km (2.9miles) away from Hog. Another good beach near Hog is Burlingame State Park, which is approximately 5.1km (3.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Hog?

The sea temperature around Hog is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, 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 amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hog?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Hog: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hog...

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