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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Owls Head, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Owls Head...

Owls Head is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1665 people. The water temperature around Owls Head varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.8°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Owls Head 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 Owls Head?

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

Are there surf spots located close to Owls Head?

There are not many surf spots close to Owls Head. A spot that might be worth checking out is Popham-Read, which is 44km (44.1miles) away from Owls Head. Click here to check out more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Owls Head are Higgins Beach, which is roughly 71km (44.1miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located approximately 87.4km (54.3miles) from Owls Head.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Owls Head. A beach that might be worth checking out is Lincolnville Beach, which is only 14.1km (8.7miles) away from Owls Head. Another nice beach near Owls Head is Reid State Park, which is roughly 39.4km (24.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Owls Head?

The sea temperature around Owls Head 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to 2°C (35°F). During this time, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 close to Owls Head?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Owls Head: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Owls Head...

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