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

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

Ossipee is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4655 people. The water temperature around Ossipee varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ossipee 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 Ossipee?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Ossipee is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ossipee. A good spot nearby is Wells Beach, which is 38.4km (24.6miles) away from Ossipee. Click here for more information on Wells Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ossipee are Ogunquit Beach, which is roughly 39.7km (24.6miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located roughly 39.8km (24.7miles) from Ossipee.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Ossipee. A beach that might be worth checking out is Cooks Brook, which is only 25.5km (15.8miles) away from Ossipee. Another beautiful beach near Ossipee is Wells Beach, which is 38.2km (23.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ossipee?

The sea temperature around Ossipee is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ossipee. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Ossipee?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ossipee: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ossipee...

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