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

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

Mystic is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4205 people. The water temperature around Mystic has a large variability during 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mystic 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 Mystic?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Mystic is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Mystic. The nearest one is Misquamicut State Beach, which is 9.1km (5.7miles) away from Mystic. Click here for directions and for more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mystic are Dickeys, which is ca 9.1km (5.7miles) away, and Fenway, located roughly 10.8km (6.7miles) from Mystic.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in close proximity to Mystic. The closest one is Bluff Point Beach, which is 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Mystic. Another nice beach near Mystic is Groton, which is approximately 5.9km (3.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mystic?

The water temperature around Mystic 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 recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Mystic. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 2°C (35°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mystic?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. 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 typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mystic: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mystic...

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