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

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

Newport is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Newport changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Newport 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 Newport?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Newport is ca:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Newport. The closest one is 1st beach, which is only 1.1km (1.1miles) away from Newport. Click here to check out more information on 1st beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Newport are Ruggles, which is ca 1.8km (1.1miles) away, and 2nd Beach, located ca 2.8km (1.8miles) from Newport.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are other beautiful beaches close to Newport. The nearest one is Eastons Beach, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Newport. Another beach near Newport is Gooseberry Beach, which is roughly 2.2km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Newport?

The sea temperature at Newport is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Newport. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Newport?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Newport: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Newport...

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