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

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

Rainsford is an island in the United States. It is located in the Boston Harbor island group. The water temperature around Rainsford varies significantly throughout 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rainsford 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 Rainsford?

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

Are there surf spots close to Rainsford?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Rainsford. The closest one is allerton point, which is 3.5km (3.6miles) away from Rainsford. Click here for directions and to check out more information on allerton point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Rainsford are Nantasket Beach, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away, and Egypt beach, located 12.3km (7.7miles) from Rainsford.

Are there beaches near Rainsford?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Rainsford. The closest one is Spectacle Island, which is just 2km (1.2miles) away from Rainsford. Another good beach near Rainsford is Bumpkin Island, which is roughly 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Rainsford?

The water temperature around Rainsford 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Rainsford?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rainsford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rainsford...

Do you know what the the city Toritto in Italy, the city Rivery in France, and the city Portumna in Ireland have in common with Rainsford? Click on the links to find out...