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

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

Old Saybrook is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Old Saybrook has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Old Saybrook 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 Old Saybrook?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Old Saybrook is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Old Saybrook. The next good one is Georgica pond, which is 26.4km (18.4miles) away from Old Saybrook. Click here for directions and for more information on Georgica pond and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Old Saybrook are Terrace, which is roughly 29.6km (18.4miles) away, and Ditch Plains, located 30.3km (18.8miles) from Old Saybrook.

Are there any other beaches located close to Old Saybrook?

There are a few nice beaches in close proximity to Old Saybrook. The closest one is Harveys Beach, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from Old Saybrook. Another nice beach near Old Saybrook is Old Lyme, which is 3.2km (2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Old Saybrook?

The sea temperature at Old Saybrook is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Old Saybrook. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Old Saybrook?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Old Saybrook: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Old Saybrook...

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