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

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

Quincy is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Quincy changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in March up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Quincy 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 at Quincy?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Quincy is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Quincy. The nearest one is allerton point, which is only 7.2km (4.8miles) away from Quincy. Click here for more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Quincy are Nantasket Beach, which is ca 7.7km (4.8miles) away, and Egypt beach, located ca 13.4km (8.3miles) from Quincy.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in proximity to Quincy. The nearest one is Sea Street, which is 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Quincy. Another beach near Quincy is Wollaston Beach, which is roughly 2km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Quincy?

The sea temperature at Quincy is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok 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 Quincy?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Quincy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Quincy...

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