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

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

Newcastle is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 10380 people. The water temperature around Newcastle is nearly steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Newcastle 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 Newcastle?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Newcastle is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Newcastle. The next good one is Fort Ebey, which is about 55.2km (40.8miles) away from Newcastle. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fort Ebey and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Newcastle are Super Green, which is 65.7km (40.8miles) away, and Elwha, located approximately 77.5km (48.1miles) from Newcastle.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Newcastle?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Newcastle. The closest one is Alki Beach, which is only 11.9km (7.4miles) away from Newcastle. Another beach near Newcastle is Ober Park, which is 15.4km (9.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Newcastle?

The average sea temperature around Newcastle is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with very little changes throughout the year. Because of this, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Newcastle. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing close to Newcastle?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Newcastle: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Newcastle...

Do you know what the the city Kyrksaeterora in Norway, the geo Shorygin Guyot , and the city Thermi in Greece have in common with Newcastle? Click on the links to find out...