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

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

Leeds is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2080 people. The water temperature around Leeds varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Leeds 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 Leeds?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Leeds is approximately:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close to Leeds?

There are not too many surf spots close to Leeds. The next good one is Popham-Read, which is 42.5km (32.3miles) away from Leeds. Click here for more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Leeds are Higgins Beach, which is ca 52km (32.3miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 68.3km (42.4miles) from Leeds.

Are there beaches near Leeds?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Leeds. A beach that might be worth checking out is Reid State Park, which is only 40.6km (25.2miles) away from Leeds. Another gorgeous beach near Leeds is Town Beach, which is ca 44.3km (27.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Leeds?

The water temperature around Leeds is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Leeds. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 close to Leeds?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Leeds: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Leeds...

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