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

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

Lawrence is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 76377 people. The water temperature around Lawrence has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lawrence 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 Lawrence?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Lawrence is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Lawrence. A spot, which is not too far away, is Plum Island, which is just 19.1km (13.3miles) away from Lawrence. Click here to check out more information on Plum Island and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Lawrence are Seabrook Beach, which is approximately 21.4km (13.3miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located roughly 21.9km (13.6miles) from Lawrence.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches close to Lawrence. The nearest one is North Andover, which is only 1.5km (1miles) away from Lawrence. Another nice beach near Lawrence is Robbins Hill, which is roughly 13.3km (8.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Lawrence?

The water temperature around Lawrence is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lawrence?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. 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 reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Lawrence: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lawrence...

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