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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ogunquit Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ogunquit Beach...

Ogunquit Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ogunquit Beach varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.1°F) in March up to 16.7°C (62°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 Ogunquit Beach 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 Ogunquit Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Ogunquit Beach is approximately:
9°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Ogunquit Beach. The nearest one is Ogunquit Rivermouth, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Ogunquit Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ogunquit Rivermouth and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Ogunquit Beach is Wells Beach, which is approximately 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches near to Ogunquit Beach. The closest one is Wells Beach, which is just 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Ogunquit Beach. Another good beach near Ogunquit Beach is Short Sands Beach, which is ca 5.9km (3.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ogunquit Beach?

The water temperature at Ogunquit Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ogunquit Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ogunquit Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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