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

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

Holden is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 17016 people. The water temperature around Holden has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in March up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Holden 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 Holden?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Holden is ca:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Holden. The next good one is allerton point, which is about 50.3km (32.2miles) away from Holden. Click here for directions and to check out more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Holden are Nantasket Beach, which is 51.9km (32.2miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located roughly 52.5km (32.6miles) from Holden.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Holden?

There are not many beaches near to Holden. A good beach nearby is Cochituate Lake Beach, which is only 25km (15.5miles) away from Holden. Another nice beach near Holden is Natick, roughly 26.9km (16.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Holden?

The sea temperature around Holden is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Holden. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to roughly 2°C (35°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 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 better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Holden?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Holden: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Holden...

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