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

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

Kensington is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2213 people. The water temperature around Kensington changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.3°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Kensington 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 Kensington?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Kensington is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close to Kensington?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Kensington. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naval Jetty, which is almost 108.9km (67.7miles) away from Kensington. Click here to check out more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Dewey Beach, which is roughly 110.5km (68.6miles) away from Kensington. Another surfspot is Dewey Beach, located roughly 110.5km (68.6miles) from Kensington.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Kensington. One beach, which is not too far away, is Landing Road, which is only 22km (13.6miles) away from Kensington. Another gorgeous beach near Kensington is Point of Rocks, which is 30.2km (18.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kensington?

The average water temperature around Kensington is not very warm, around 12°C (54°F), with only little variations during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kensington. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kensington?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kensington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kensington...

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