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

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

North Hampton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4721 people. The water temperature around North Hampton varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since North Hampton 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 Hampton?

The current water temperature in the month of April near North Hampton is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close to North Hampton?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to North Hampton. The nearest one is Fox Hill, which is only 3.2km (2.1miles) away from North Hampton. Click here for directions and for more information on Fox Hill and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near North Hampton are The Wall, which is approximately 3.3km (2.1miles) away, and Jenness Beach, NH, located 3.5km (2.2miles) from North Hampton.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches in proximity to North Hampton. The closest one is Rye Beach, which is only 3km (1.8miles) away from North Hampton. Another fun beach near North Hampton is Bass Beach, which is approximately 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for North Hampton?

The water temperature around North Hampton is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to North Hampton?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to North Hampton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about North Hampton...

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