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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near McCooks Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about McCooks Beach...

McCooks Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around McCooks Beach varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.7°C (35°F) in February up to 20.1°C (68.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since McCooks Beach 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 McCooks Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at McCooks Beach is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near McCooks Beach?

There are not too many surf spots close to McCooks Beach. A good spot nearby is Misquamicut State Beach, which is 20.9km (13miles) away from McCooks Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near McCooks Beach are Dickeys, which is 20.9km (13miles) away, and Fenway, located approximately 22.7km (14.1miles) from McCooks Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches in close proximity to McCooks Beach. The closest one is Rocky Neck State Park, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away from McCooks Beach. Another good beach near McCooks Beach is Pleasure Beach, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for McCooks Beach?

The water temperature at McCooks Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 diving at McCooks Beach. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 2°C (35°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold 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 close to McCooks Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to McCooks Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about McCooks Beach...

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