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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nantasket Beach...

Nantasket Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Nantasket Beach has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in March up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Nantasket 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 Nantasket Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Nantasket Beach is ca:
7°C (44°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Nantasket Beach. The closest one is allerton point, which is just 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Nantasket Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Nantasket Beach is Egypt beach, which is 6.6km (4.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches near to Nantasket Beach. The closest one is Nantasket Beach, which is just 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Nantasket Beach. Another beautiful beach near Nantasket Beach is Bumpkin Island, which is approximately 2.5km (1.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Nantasket Beach?

The sea temperature at Nantasket Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Nantasket Beach. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, 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 amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Nantasket Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Nantasket Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Nantasket Beach...

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