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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1055 people. The water temperature around Newport has low variability year round. 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 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 near Newport?

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

Are there surf spots located close to Newport?

There are not many surf spots close to Newport. A spot, which is not too far away, is Strathmere, 7th street, which is about 62.3km (38.7miles) away from Newport. Click here to check out more information on Strathmere, 7th street and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Newport are Chodes, which is approximately 62.3km (38.7miles) away, and Ocean City-14th 15th St, located ca 63km (39.1miles) from Newport.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Newport. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bowers Beach, which is 46.5km (28.9miles) away from Newport. Another good beach near Newport is Essex, which is roughly 54.1km (33.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Newport?

The average sea temperature around Newport is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with no significant changes during the year. Hence, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Newport. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings 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 freeze.

How is the diving and fishing close to Newport?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Newport are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Newport: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Newport...

Do you know what the the city Farnworth in United Kingdom, the city Nedlands in Australia, and the city Arcevia in Italy have in common with Newport? Click on the links to find out...