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

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

Newton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 85146 people. The water temperature around Newton changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Newton 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 Newton?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Newton is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Newton?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Newton. The nearest one is allerton point, which is just 16.9km (11.6miles) away from Newton. Click here for more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Newton are Nantasket Beach, which is roughly 18.7km (11.6miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located roughly 21.1km (13.1miles) from Newton.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several other beaches near to Newton. The nearest one is Boston, which is 7.8km (4.9miles) away from Newton. Another beach near Newton is Charlestown, which is 8.1km (5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Newton?

The sea temperature around Newton 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Newton. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Newton?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Newton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Newton...

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