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

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

Palmyra is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 2031 people. The water temperature around Palmyra changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.1°C (37.5°F) in February up to 22.4°C (72.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Palmyra 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 Palmyra?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Palmyra is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Palmyra. A spot that might be worth checking out is Popham-Read, which is almost 79.9km (49.6miles) away from Palmyra. Click here for directions and for more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Kennebunk beach, which is 117.7km (73.1miles) away from Palmyra. Another surfspot is Kennebunk beach, located 117.7km (73.1miles) from Palmyra.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Palmyra. A beach that might be worth checking out is Town Beach, which is only 14.5km (9miles) away from Palmyra. Another good beach near Palmyra is Lincolnville Beach, approximately 42.6km (26.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Palmyra?

The sea temperature around Palmyra is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Palmyra?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Palmyra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Palmyra...

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