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

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

Monson is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 8505 people. The water temperature around Monson changes significantly throughout the year. 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 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?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Monson is about:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Monson. A spot that might be worth checking out is Misquamicut State Beach, which is about 60.4km (37.5miles) away from Monson. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Monson are Dickeys, which is roughly 60.4km (37.5miles) away, and Fenway, located approximately 60.9km (37.8miles) from Monson.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Monson. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ellington, which is just 14.4km (8.9miles) away from Monson. Another fun beach near Monson is Middletown, ca 41.2km (25.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Monson?

The sea temperature around Monson 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Monson. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Monson?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Monson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Monson...

Do you know what the the city Pellegrino Parmense in Italy, the geo Dietz Tablemount , and Hecate Seamount have in common with Monson? Click on the links to find out...