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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively mid-size city close to the water with a population of 92271 people. The water temperature around Quincy has a large variability 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 illustrated 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 near Quincy?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Quincy is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near Quincy?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Quincy. The nearest one is allerton point, which is 7.2km (4.8miles) away from Quincy. Click here for directions and for more information on allerton point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Quincy are Nantasket Beach, which is 7.7km (4.8miles) away, and Egypt beach, located 13.4km (8.3miles) from Quincy.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Quincy. The closest one is Quincy, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Quincy. Another nice beach near Quincy is Sea Street, which is approximately 1.7km (1.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Quincy?

The water temperature around 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 more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Quincy. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some 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 better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Quincy?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range 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.

Some fun facts about Quincy...

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