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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Old Mystic, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Old Mystic...

Old Mystic is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 3554 people. The water temperature around Old Mystic varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.9°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Old Mystic 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 Old Mystic?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Old Mystic is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near Old Mystic?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Old Mystic. The nearest one is Misquamicut State Beach, which is only 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Old Mystic. Click here for more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Old Mystic are Dickeys, which is ca 9.8km (6.1miles) away, and Fenway, located 11.3km (7miles) from Old Mystic.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches close to Old Mystic. The nearest one is Bluff Point Beach, which is 6.5km (4miles) away from Old Mystic. Another fun beach near Old Mystic is Groton, which is approximately 6.7km (4.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Old Mystic?

The water temperature around Old Mystic is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Old Mystic?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Old Mystic: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Old Mystic...

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