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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Misquamicut State Beach...

Misquamicut State Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Misquamicut State Beach changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.9°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Misquamicut State 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 Misquamicut State Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Misquamicut State Beach is about:
3°C (38°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Misquamicut State Beach. The nearest one is Dickeys, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Misquamicut State Beach. Click here to check out more information on Dickeys and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Misquamicut State Beach is Fenway, which is ca 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches near to Misquamicut State Beach. The nearest one is Misquamicut State Beach, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Misquamicut State Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Misquamicut State Beach is Westerly, which is approximately 4km (2.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Misquamicut State Beach?

The sea temperature at Misquamicut State Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to 2°C (35°F). During these months, 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 amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Misquamicut State Beach?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Misquamicut State Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Misquamicut State Beach...

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