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

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

Providence is an island in the United States. It is located in the Vermont island group. The water temperature around Providence varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Providence 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 Providence?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Providence is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Providence. The next good one is Bonnet Shores Point, which is about 23.6km (15miles) away from Providence. Click here for directions and for more information on Bonnet Shores Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Providence are 1st beach, which is roughly 24.1km (15miles) away, and 2nd Beach, located approximately 24.6km (15.3miles) from Providence.

Are there nice beaches located close to Providence?

Yes, there are several nice beaches in proximity to Providence. The closest one is Warwick, which is 8.6km (5.3miles) away from Providence. Another good beach near Providence is Barrington Beach, which is roughly 8.7km (5.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Providence?

The water temperature around Providence is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Providence. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Providence?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Providence: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Providence...

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