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

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

Manchester is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 4808 people. The water temperature around Manchester is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Manchester 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 Manchester?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Manchester is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Manchester. A good spot nearby is Naval Jetty, which is more than 115.1km (71.5miles) away from Manchester. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out The Cove, Cape May, which is ca 116.4km (72.3miles) away from Manchester. Another good surfspot is The Cove, Cape May, located 116.4km (72.3miles) from Manchester.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Manchester. A good beach nearby is York, which is just 22.4km (13.9miles) away from Manchester. Another beautiful beach near Manchester is Landing Road, 31km (19.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Manchester?

The average sea temperature around Manchester is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Manchester. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing near Manchester?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Manchester: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Manchester...

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