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

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

Old Town is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 7840 people. The water temperature around Old Town varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in March up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Old Town 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 Town?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Old Town is approximately:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close to Old Town?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Old Town. The next good one is Popham-Read, which is 100.9km (62.7miles) away from Old Town. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Kennebunk beach, which is ca 143km (88.8miles) away from Old Town. Another surfspot is Kennebunk beach, located approximately 143km (88.8miles) from Old Town.

Are there nice beaches near Old Town?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Old Town. The next good one is Town Beach, which is 40.3km (25miles) away from Old Town. Another good beach near Old Town is Lincolnville Beach, which is approximately 48.5km (30.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Old Town?

The water temperature around Old Town is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (35°F). During this season, a 5-6mm 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Old Town: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Old Town...

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