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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Howlands Landing, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Howlands Landing...

Howlands Landing is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Howlands Landing varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.6°F) in February up to 18.1°C (64.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Howlands Landing 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 Howlands Landing?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Howlands Landing is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Howlands Landing. The nearest one is Rexhame, which is only 7.5km (7.7miles) away from Howlands Landing. Click here to check out more information on Rexhame and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Howlands Landing are Peggoty, which is ca 12.5km (7.7miles) away, and Egypt beach, located 14.8km (9.2miles) from Howlands Landing.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Howlands Landing. The nearest one is Duxbury, which is only 2.2km (1.4miles) away from Howlands Landing. Another good beach near Howlands Landing is Beach Point, which is 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Howlands Landing?

The water temperature at Howlands Landing is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Howlands Landing. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, 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 amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Howlands Landing?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Howlands Landing: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Howlands Landing...

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