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

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

Merrimack is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 26726 people. The water temperature around Merrimack changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Merrimack 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 Merrimack?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Merrimack is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Merrimack. The closest decent spot is Seabrook Beach, which is roughly 34.2km (21.8miles) away from Merrimack. Click here to check out more information on Seabrook Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Merrimack are Plum Island, which is roughly 35.1km (21.8miles) away, and Fox Hill, located ca 37.3km (23.2miles) from Merrimack.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Merrimack?

No, there are not many beaches near to Merrimack. The next good one is Robbins Hill, which is only 20.4km (12.7miles) away from Merrimack. Another nice beach near Merrimack is North Andover, 21.5km (13.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Merrimack?

The water temperature around Merrimack is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Merrimack?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Merrimack: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Merrimack...

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