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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Reid State Park, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Reid State Park...

Reid State Park is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Reid State Park has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in March up to 15.5°C (60°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Reid State Park 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 Reid State Park?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Reid State Park is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Reid State Park. A good spot nearby is Popham-Read, which is 4.8km (19.5miles) away from Reid State Park. Click here for directions and for more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Reid State Park are Higgins Beach, which is ca 31.5km (19.5miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 48km (29.8miles) from Reid State Park.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Reid State Park. A beach that might be worth checking out is Higgins Beach, which is just 31.3km (19.4miles) away from Reid State Park. Another beautiful beach near Reid State Park is Scarborough, approximately 33km (20.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Reid State Park?

The water temperature at Reid State Park is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Reid State Park?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Reid State Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Reid State Park...

Do you know what the the city Upland in the United States, the city Juist in the Germany, and the city Piovene Rocchette in the Italy have in common with Reid State Park? Click on the links to find out...