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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Race Point, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Race Point...

Race Point is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Race Point has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.9°C (39°F) in February up to 14.4°C (58°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Race Point 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 Race Point?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Race Point is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Race Point. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mill Bay, which is almost 190.4km (118.2miles) away from Race Point. Click here for more information on Mill Bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Three Mile, which is ca 214.6km (133.3miles) away from Race Point. Another surfspot is Three Mile, located ca 214.6km (133.3miles) from Race Point.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close to Race Point?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Race Point. One beach, which is not too far away, is Pacific Ocean, which is only 31.2km (19.4miles) away from Race Point. Another gorgeous beach near Race Point is Hidden Bay, ca 60.5km (37.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Race Point?

The water temperature at Race Point is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Race Point. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Race Point?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Race Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Race Point...

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