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

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

Lisbon is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4234 people. The water temperature around Lisbon varies significantly year round. 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 Lisbon 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 Lisbon?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Lisbon is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Lisbon. A good spot nearby is Misquamicut State Beach, which is 22.4km (13.9miles) away from Lisbon. Click here to check out more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lisbon are Dickeys, which is roughly 22.4km (13.9miles) away, and Fenway, located roughly 23km (14.3miles) from Lisbon.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in close proximity to Lisbon. The nearest one is New London, which is just 17.8km (11miles) away from Lisbon. Another fun beach near Lisbon is Groton, which is ca 17.9km (11.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lisbon?

The water temperature around Lisbon 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Lisbon. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine 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 recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lisbon?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lisbon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lisbon...

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