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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near North Branford, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about North Branford...

North Branford is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14454 people. The water temperature around North Branford changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since North Branford 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 North Branford?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to North Branford is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to North Branford. A spot, which is not too far away, is Road K, which is just 36.7km (22.9miles) away from North Branford. Click here to check out more information on Road K and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near North Branford are Ponquogue- the bowl, which is 36.9km (22.9miles) away, and Outside Ponquogue, located approximately 37.4km (23.2miles) from North Branford.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches close to North Branford. The nearest one is Guilford, which is only 5.5km (3.4miles) away from North Branford. Another beach near North Branford is Lake Quonnipaug, which is ca 5.5km (3.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for North Branford?

The water temperature around North Branford is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around North Branford. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near North Branford?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to North Branford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about North Branford...

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