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

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

Pittsfield is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3150 people. The water temperature around Pittsfield changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Pittsfield is ca:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Pittsfield. A spot, which is not too far away, is Popham-Read, which is just 75.3km (59.4miles) away from Pittsfield. Click here for more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Pittsfield are Higgins Beach, which is 95.6km (59.4miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 113.2km (70.3miles) from Pittsfield.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Pittsfield. The closest decent beach is Town Beach, which is 10.2km (6.3miles) away from Pittsfield. Another beach near Pittsfield is Lincolnville Beach, roughly 39.2km (24.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Pittsfield?

The sea temperature around Pittsfield is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pittsfield. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Pittsfield?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pittsfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pittsfield...

Do you know what the the city Kitahama in Japan, the city Collagna in Italy, and the city Sari-Solenzara in France have in common with Pittsfield? Click on the links to find out...