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

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

Madaket is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Madaket changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.5°F) in January up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Madaket 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 at Madaket?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Madaket is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Madaket?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Madaket. The nearest one is Cisco Beach Nantucket Island, which is just 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Madaket. Click here for directions and for more information on Cisco Beach Nantucket Island and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Madaket is Madaquecham Nantucket Island, which is approximately 7.9km (4.9miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches near to Madaket. The closest one is Cisco Beach, which is only 3.3km (2.1miles) away from Madaket. Another gorgeous beach near Madaket is Dionis Beach, which is 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Madaket?

The water temperature at Madaket is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures cool down to approximately 4°C (38°F). During this season, a 5-6mm 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Madaket?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Madaket: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Madaket...

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