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

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

Moodus is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1413 people. The water temperature around Moodus varies dramatically 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 Moodus 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 Moodus?

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

Are there surf spots near Moodus?

There are not too many surf spots close to Moodus. A spot that might be worth checking out is Misquamicut State Beach, which is just 36.1km (22.4miles) away from Moodus. Click here for directions and for more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Moodus are Dickeys, which is approximately 36.1km (22.4miles) away, and Fenway, located 37.7km (23.4miles) from Moodus.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches close to Moodus. The closest one is Town Cove, which is only 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Moodus. Another fun beach near Moodus is Middletown, which is approximately 11.2km (6.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Moodus?

The water temperature around Moodus 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Moodus?

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 January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Moodus: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Moodus...

Do you know what the the city Nea Vrasna in Greece, the city Tredozio in Italy, and the city Madaba in Jordan have in common with Moodus? Click on the links to find out...