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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Jeffreys Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Jeffreys Basin...

Jeffreys Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Jeffreys Basin has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.4°F) in March up to 16.9°C (62.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Jeffreys Basin 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 Jeffreys Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Jeffreys Basin is ca:
4°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Jeffreys Basin?

There are not many surf spots close to Jeffreys Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Kennebunk beach, which is just 23.1km (14.8miles) away from Jeffreys Basin. Click here for directions and for more information on Kennebunk beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Jeffreys Basin are Ogunquit Rivermouth, which is approximately 23.9km (14.8miles) away, and Ogunquit Beach, located roughly 23.9km (14.9miles) from Jeffreys Basin.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Jeffreys Basin. The closest decent beach is Short Sands Beach, which is just 22.8km (14.2miles) away from Jeffreys Basin. Another beautiful beach near Jeffreys Basin is York Harbor Beach, which is 23.9km (14.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Jeffreys Basin?

The sea temperature at Jeffreys Basin is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 4°C (38°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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Jeffreys Basin?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Jeffreys Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Jeffreys Basin...

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