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

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

Methuen is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 47255 people. The water temperature around Methuen has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°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 Methuen 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 Methuen?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Methuen is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Methuen?

There are not many surf spots close to Methuen. A spot, which is not too far away, is Plum Island, which is just 20.1km (13.6miles) away from Methuen. Click here for directions and for more information on Plum Island and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Methuen are Seabrook Beach, which is ca 21.9km (13.6miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located ca 23.8km (14.8miles) from Methuen.

Are there beaches near by?

There are some gorgeous beaches close to Methuen. The closest one is North Andover, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Methuen. Another nice beach near Methuen is Robbins Hill, which is 13.2km (8.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Methuen?

The sea temperature around Methuen 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Methuen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Methuen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Methuen...

Do you know what the the city Coolock in Ireland, the city Sebdou in Algeria, and the city Vignoc in France have in common with Methuen? Click on the links to find out...