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

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

Minot is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 2337 people. The water temperature around Minot has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Minot 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 Minot?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Minot is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Minot. The next good one is Popham-Read, which is roughly 35.7km (22.6miles) away from Minot. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Minot are Higgins Beach, which is ca 36.4km (22.6miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 51.5km (32miles) from Minot.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Minot?

There are not many beaches near to Minot. The next good one is Haigis, which is only 33.8km (21miles) away from Minot. Another fun beach near Minot is Scarborough, approximately 34.2km (21.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Minot?

The sea temperature around Minot is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Minot. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods 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 diving and fishing near Minot?

Due to comparatively large water 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 February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Minot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Minot...

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