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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Monson Center, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Monson Center...

Monson Center is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2107 people. The water temperature around Monson Center has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Monson Center 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 Monson Center?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Monson Center is about:
21°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Monson Center. The closest decent spot is Misquamicut State Beach, which is about 59.7km (37.1miles) away from Monson Center. Click here for directions and for more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Monson Center are Dickeys, which is ca 59.7km (37.1miles) away, and Fenway, located approximately 60.2km (37.4miles) from Monson Center.

Are there beaches in proximity to Monson Center?

There are not many beaches close to Monson Center. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ellington, which is only 14.4km (9miles) away from Monson Center. Another gorgeous beach near Monson Center is Middletown, which is ca 41.2km (25.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Monson Center?

The sea temperature around Monson Center is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Monson Center. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Monson Center?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Monson Center: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Monson Center...

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