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

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

Mattapoisett is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6378 people. The water temperature around Mattapoisett varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.9°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Mattapoisett 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 Mattapoisett?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Mattapoisett is ca:
1°C (35°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Mattapoisett. A spot that might be worth checking out is Horseneck Beach, which is 16.5km (16miles) away from Mattapoisett. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Horseneck Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mattapoisett are 2nd Beach, which is roughly 25.8km (16miles) away, and Sakonnet River Break, located ca 25.8km (16miles) from Mattapoisett.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are other beaches in close proximity to Mattapoisett. The closest one is Shaws Cove, which is only 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Mattapoisett. Another good beach near Mattapoisett is Knollmere, which is roughly 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mattapoisett?

The sea temperature around Mattapoisett is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Mattapoisett. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 1°C (35°F). During this season, 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Mattapoisett?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mattapoisett: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mattapoisett...

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