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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Orrington, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Orrington...

Orrington is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3666 people. The water temperature around Orrington changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Orrington 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 Orrington?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Orrington is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Orrington. The next good one is Popham-Read, which is almost 84.2km (52.3miles) away from Orrington. Click here for directions and for more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Kennebunk beach, which is roughly 126.4km (78.5miles) away from Orrington. Another good surfspot is Kennebunk beach, located roughly 126.4km (78.5miles) from Orrington.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Orrington?

There are not many beaches near to Orrington. The next good one is Town Beach, which is only 26.6km (16.5miles) away from Orrington. Another fun beach near Orrington is Lincolnville Beach, approximately 32.3km (20miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Orrington?

The sea temperature around Orrington is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Orrington. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (35°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Orrington?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Orrington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Orrington...

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